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Hello all,

This ia an intarsia fish that I did using popular, purple streak popular, paduk, wenge,yellow heart and aspen. I have some patterns from the Winfield collection and modified it to make an intarsia pattern. The mistake I made was , the patterns are not made for intarsia but instead made to cut out of plywood and hand paint. When I copied the pattern, the lines were bold. It made it hard to cut and fit. I know now the next time I use these patterns I will trace the pattern on paper and then make a copy of the tracing so that I’m cutting thin pencil line and not a thick, bold line. Live and learn!!

Thanks for looking

-- Hate how work gets in the way of my hobby!!





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Woodenwizard

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#1 posted 02-10-2013 11:59 PM

Well done anyway. A fun looking project.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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luv2learn

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#2 posted 02-11-2013 01:02 AM

I like it very much. Great work and choice of materials.

-- 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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marter1229

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#3 posted 02-11-2013 03:41 PM

That is really great looking. I don’t see anything wrong with it.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 02-11-2013 04:13 PM

That’s a nice piece of work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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majuvla

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#5 posted 02-11-2013 06:52 PM

Awsome!Looks so real!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 02-12-2013 03:50 PM

Looks neat and beautiful, great wood combination and finish. Well done!

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