first intarsia project

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Project by jeff robinson posted 01-13-2013 06:36 PM 2340 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The pattern I used is out of the intarsia work book by judy roberts. I used red gum for the dark wood and maple for the light wood. It’s approximately 3”x13” finished with 3 coats of spray lacquer.

-- jeff robinson, panama city, fl

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#1 posted 01-13-2013 06:38 PM

Nice project Jeff.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#2 posted 01-13-2013 06:50 PM

Excellent work Jeff.

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#3 posted 01-13-2013 07:11 PM


-- Gintaras,

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#4 posted 01-13-2013 07:20 PM

Nice work. Are you going to put it on a background?

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

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#5 posted 01-13-2013 08:36 PM

Wishing to try this sometime. Nice work

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#6 posted 01-13-2013 11:36 PM

That was my first intarsia attempt as well. Nice cutting and finishing as well. I bought several more of Judy’s patterns that I’m starting on now and plan to design some of my own patterns too. Good luck in this arena, I love it.

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

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#7 posted 01-14-2013 04:25 AM

What was the title of the book you used. I’d love to give this a shot and sell them out of my shop!

-- John, NNY,

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#8 posted 01-14-2013 12:45 PM

John the name of the book is intarsia work book bu judy gale roberts it has a hot air balloon on the cover.

-- jeff robinson, panama city, fl

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#9 posted 01-15-2013 12:16 AM

Thanks Jeff! The whale looks amazing by the way! Hopefully i can get results like that!

-- John, NNY,

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