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Marquetry hearts napkin holder

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Project by Takara posted 02-20-2013 05:53 AM 1084 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been doing some small pieces to practice my marquetry. I needed a napkin holder for our dining room table because I have a 3 year old and a 1 year old at home. They are both exceedingly messy.

I was originally going to make it slightly more blocky but thanks to my very talented father I ended up rounding down the top.

-- Danielle - www.takarawoodentreasures.com





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jakub76

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#1 posted 02-20-2013 06:43 AM

Lovely.

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#2 posted 02-20-2013 07:15 AM

Great work, looks perfect. Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 02-20-2013 07:38 AM

Seems Like I have seen this somewhere before :)

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#4 posted 02-20-2013 09:46 AM

Very nice result Danielle. I like the different sizes of the hearts and the way they are balanced. Now you will have something nice to look at while the kids sling food around!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 02-20-2013 02:24 PM

Nice work!

-- Darren,Victoria,http://www.bertuccio.ca

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#6 posted 02-20-2013 03:23 PM

Very nice Danielle.
Your fits look nice and tight and you can’t go wrong with hearts.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#7 posted 02-20-2013 10:36 PM

Really pretty napkin holder. Like the design and the wood. You got some great skills.

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#8 posted 02-24-2013 12:47 AM

Very pretty, like the choice of colors and woods. You obviously are skilled at marquetry.

-- Dee2, OH Aromatherapy....fresh cut wood!!

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