Ryan's Intarsia Fish & Photo Frame

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Project by Jamie Speirs posted 07-29-2013 01:10 PM 1710 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ryan made this Intarsia Fish from the book Intarsia by Kathy Wise

It is a great book and loads of ideas.

The picture frame he made to show his picture of his coming second in

The European Men’s Singles Pool tournament


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#1 posted 07-29-2013 01:55 PM

Very nice and creative for Ryan.

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#2 posted 07-29-2013 02:15 PM

Really nice work Ryan! Both projects are great! Congratulations on your tournament win as well! What an honor!

I love Kathy Wise’s patterns. Your fish looks lovely! Nice, flowing lines. I hope you are ‘hooked’ on intarsia now! ;)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 07-29-2013 04:27 PM

Pretty cool!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#4 posted 07-29-2013 04:36 PM

Very neat job!!

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#5 posted 07-29-2013 04:39 PM

He’s doing well.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 07-29-2013 06:17 PM

Great work on both Ryan. Wow, you must be a fantastic pool player. I played a lot when I was younger and really loved it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 07-30-2013 12:24 AM

Way to go Ryan, that is one beautiful fish, it has a god Zen to it.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#8 posted 07-30-2013 04:29 AM

Jaime, Give the Jolly Rouge a scruff on the head and tell him he has folks from all over the world (including the backside of nowhere) admiring his work….Job well done….to both of y’all.

-- 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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#9 posted 07-30-2013 05:44 AM

Nicely done.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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