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Project by Dutchy posted 138 days ago 725 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I thought it would be fun to make a intarsia piece of the church where I on every Friday evening practice on my euphonium with the local wind band. There was a renovation and I could get the Wenge that was left for free. Well for free? As reward I made this piece. I call it intarsia, but I,m not sure this is correct. When you think it isn,t please let me know. The scale is 1:10, and that means a piece of about 1×1mtr. (40×40”) The types of wood I used are: Parana pine, Wenge, Ash, Oak, Auwora and Mahogany.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?





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WoodScrap

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#1 posted 138 days ago

Wow Dutchy! That is beautiful work. So realistic it is hard to tell its not a photo. You do great work! Love the detail. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick -Tulsa

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stefang

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#2 posted 138 days ago

Fantastic work with some very fine details. Great work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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steve_in_ohio

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#3 posted 138 days ago

wow, that is amazing, beautiful work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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jroot

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#4 posted 138 days ago

REALLY NICE.

-- jroot

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#5 posted 138 days ago

That is really amazing. I’m assuming you started with a hardwood plywood basic shape, then glued each brick, etc. to it. As large as it is, it’s my guess it will find a home in the church at some point.

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Steve Cherry

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#6 posted 138 days ago

Beautiful.

-- Steve - Seaford, DE

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DonB

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#7 posted 138 days ago

Wow, what detail. You must have sufficient patience to complete work like this. Well done. They don’t call it “A labor of love” for nothing.

-- DonB

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489tad

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#8 posted 138 days ago

Amazing detail. Wonderful!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 138 days ago

This is really nice and has a lot of great details.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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JanKrompan1

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#10 posted 137 days ago

Baie mooi werk, watter kerk is dit?

-- Jan, Free State Province, South Africa

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#11 posted 137 days ago

A true artistic work of love.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Dutchy

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#12 posted 137 days ago

Thank you guys for all positive response

DonB I,m absolut not patience, that is why I do this work

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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