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Project by gpeau posted 433 days ago 737 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at marquetry. All by hand, but I’d like to try a scroll saw at some point. The frame is wormy butternut with bridle joints and there’s a variety of woods used for the deer. I pressed the veneer in the vacuum bag with a cherry veneer backer. This was a gift to my dad and brother who are avid outdoorsmen. My deer has a bit of a droopy eye..a couple pieces were dropped in a little off where I had intended. I also scorched a few of the pieces to add some depth.





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HorizontalMike

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#1 posted 433 days ago

Nice job. Marquetry is beyond me but I like it.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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LelandStone

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#2 posted 433 days ago

That’s nicely done, nobody’s gonna care that the eye is ‘droopy.’ How did you enjoy your first foray into this branch of woodworking?

-- Leland, OC Calif., www.safetyshowerbars.com

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shipwright

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#3 posted 433 days ago

Good first try. Not your fault that the deer you used as a model had a droopy eye.
The important thing is that you captured it faithfully.
Welcome to the wonderful world of marquetry.

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

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TheTalkingGrape

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#4 posted 433 days ago

Wow awesome talent I want to start things like this to. This is an inspiration for me. Thank you so much Gpeau for posting its awesome

-- Tim, Sydney Australia, http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTalkingGrape?feature=watch, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tims-Wooden-Wonders/1433591433543077?ref=hl

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 433 days ago

Great work, Look fwd to seeing more.

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

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stefang

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#6 posted 433 days ago

Nice work and an effective piece of art. Your Dad and Brother are sure to cherish it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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ChuckC

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#7 posted 432 days ago

Very nice!!

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Woodenwizard

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#8 posted 432 days ago

Great first attempt. Welcome to the world of marquetry. Look forward to seeing more projects.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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