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Project by KoryK posted 12-20-2013 02:01 AM 2516 views 4 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello to everyone,

Due to a work injury I have been out of commission since May, after two surgeries and ALOT of physical therapy I can spend a little time in the shop. I wanted to ease back into things, so I used a Judy Gale pattern that I had from a long time ago (I gave the first one away and my wife has wanted another one for herself ever sense then).

It was made from cypress, mahogany, aspen, ebony, cherry, walnut, lace wood, yellow heart, spalted tameren, curly maple, and wenge. It was finished in a satin.

Thanks for looking!

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





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#1 posted 12-20-2013 02:14 AM

Hey Kory, I am sorry to hear about your injury. I hope you will recover completely. I missed your Intarsia projects so it is good to hear that you are back in the shop. The lion is absolutely stunning. You do great work.
Merry Christmas to you and yours.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#2 posted 12-20-2013 02:39 AM

Awesome!

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sras

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#3 posted 12-20-2013 02:46 AM

Just today, I was wondering what you had been up to! Good to hear you are on the mend. The lion looks great!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 12-20-2013 02:55 AM

Hope you are well. Thanks for the Christmas inspiration. You are a master of intarsa.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 12-20-2013 03:25 AM

Wow, this turned out great. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 12-20-2013 04:14 AM

great work. The detail in the mane and the look of the eyes are super.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 12-20-2013 04:14 AM

Great job. Really cool.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 12-20-2013 04:19 AM

Very impressive! Glad to hear you’re recovering and back in the shop. Merry Christmas.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#9 posted 12-20-2013 04:22 AM

Welcome back to Intarsia. The Lion is quite impressive. I am partial to your original designs so I hope you’re back to full speed soon!!! Best Regards, Verne

-- Verne, Iowa, vernebuehler@q.com

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#10 posted 12-20-2013 08:21 AM

Well done Kory. Glad to hear that you’re back and getting better.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 12-20-2013 08:22 AM

The lion is outstanding kory glad your back

-- robert dignam

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#12 posted 12-20-2013 09:37 AM

Amazing details, I have always loved this style of woodworking…. A++++++++++++++++

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

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#13 posted 12-20-2013 10:26 AM

Happy to see you’re doing OK now Kory. As usual another amazing job on an intarsia piece from you. Looking forward to seeing more of your work in the future.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#14 posted 12-20-2013 12:13 PM

Awesome!!!

Thanks for sharing!

Chris

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#15 posted 12-20-2013 02:26 PM

I’d say you’re back! Nice work. Amazing colors and detail work.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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