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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 454 days ago 751 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt to do something similar to intarsia.
Trying to learn new techniques and seeing the ability to work differently figures, start this work with a model taken from internet. Is a woodpecker.
Wood is carob, and has the detail of a piece of a tree branch, which recess one side to adhering it to the frame.
Not very important but fun project. I have to try something more complex models.
Greetings to all!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 454 days ago

I think you did a great job for the first one.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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NottocNosaj

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#2 posted 454 days ago

I like it !

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MonteCristo

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#3 posted 454 days ago

The new scroll saw is paying dividends, no ? A good-looking woodpecker for sure ! Is the tree bark carob also ?

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SnowyRiver

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#4 posted 454 days ago

Very nice.

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Jim Rowe

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#5 posted 454 days ago

Very nice. Well done!
Jim

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bazz135uk

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#6 posted 454 days ago

NICE WOODPECKER ! INTERESTING WOOD CAROB…

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GerardoArg1

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#7 posted 453 days ago

Thanks guys.
Is all hand made. No power tool in this. IĀ“like the hand tool yet.
I have an error. Not if our “algarrobo” is the same as carob, the translator says so but I doubt it. Ours is Prosopis alba.
The branch is also raw algarrobo, only has some moss to make it more picturesque.
Greeting for all.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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dust4tears

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#8 posted 449 days ago

That is awesome. Maybe next time you can ‘shape’ a little more. It would give it that dimension it is missing.

I am trying to get used to that part myself.

It looks great though.

-- Ride hard or go home~

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