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Project by KoryK posted 430 days ago 2615 views 14 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After making this pattern, I showed it to a few people and really got a good response so I decided to make it. I wanted to make it with a lot of depth and the front wing has about 3/4 of in spacers behind it. The background was a challenge to make with the different wood colors and grain direction for the fields below the plane. I did use a little dark water color paint behind the guns in the wings and on the gas tank spouts to add some detail. It is 24 inches wide and 18 inches tall and has 147 pieces.

Woods used were: walnut, ebony, wedge, pine, yellow heart, poplar, blood wood, aspen, cortez, mahogany, curly maple, purple heart, oak, cocobola, babinga, koi, cherry, teak, cypress, and palm. No stains were used to create color and is finished in satin.

Thanks for looking,

Kory

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory





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savannah505

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#1 posted 430 days ago

Holy mackerel – Is there any intarsia you can’t do, amazing work, every one is at least better than your last. Truly gifted by God.

-- Dan Wiggins

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BusterB

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#2 posted 430 days ago

Nice…. Have a bud who does the intarsia thing and know how much time and skill goes into a project like that….job well done Kory

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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Nate Meadows

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#3 posted 430 days ago

Wow, that is awesome!!!! Great work!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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Roger

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#4 posted 430 days ago

Kory, your intarsia projects are so very awesome!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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oakwood

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#5 posted 430 days ago

Really nice intarsia. That is allot of work.

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 430 days ago

The artits hands at work!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Hawaiilad

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#7 posted 430 days ago

Wow, that sure pops out at ya. You did a wonderful job on this one.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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oakwood

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#8 posted 430 days ago

I can see that intarsia is not new to you. After browsing through your posted projects all I can say is WOW! Nicely done.

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Woodbridge

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#9 posted 430 days ago

wow, amazing work. Another fabulous project. The detail and perspective you achieve is wonderful.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Milton Toal

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#10 posted 430 days ago

That is really beautiful. Fabulous skill and attention to detail. Scared to ask how long it took; don’t really want to know.

Cheers

-- Milton Toal, Doncaster, Melbourne Australia.

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stefang

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#11 posted 430 days ago

Another wonderful intarsia Kory. They are so much better when you design them! Your work is very inspiring!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Monte Pittman

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#12 posted 430 days ago

Stunning work again

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#13 posted 430 days ago

Lovely again, Kory! Your intarsia is really the best I have ever seen. :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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JJones98042

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#14 posted 430 days ago

Amazing! :)

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 430 days ago

This is so nice. I love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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