Labrador Puppies

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Project by Christopher Corveleyn posted 11-10-2012 02:21 AM 1476 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Project required the use of Zebra wood for the braided rug. The big dog uses Walnut (body) and Ebony (eyes and nose). The puppies are Sycamore which has grain structure that looks like fur. The rug is a series of pie shaped pieces, with a focal point located in the middle beneath the mother, and glued together.
After the rug is fitted around the labradors, then the oval cuts are made, shaped and then glued together.

-- Chris from New Jersey

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#1 posted 11-10-2012 02:44 AM

Chris, you have done an outstanding job on this Intarsia piece. Your selection of the various woods makes for an excellent composition. How big is the piece?

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#2 posted 11-10-2012 03:10 AM

That looks great! The perspective effect on the rug is perfect.

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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#3 posted 11-10-2012 04:46 AM

Love Labradors. Excellent job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 11-10-2012 12:32 PM

Great use of the Zebrawood, wonderful artistry overall!

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#5 posted 11-12-2012 04:06 PM

That is some really nice work there. I love the zebrawood for the rug.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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