Buffalo Box #3: The Pattern

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Blog entry by wdkits1 posted 1744 days ago 1094 reads 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Box Glue-up Part 3 of Buffalo Box series Part 4: Beginning the intarsia »

I will start by creating the scaled background for the intarsia. Using Word office 2007 I did the 6” x 8” pattern sheet that fits into the top recess of the box lid and put the oval 1/2 ” from the edges.

These are the subject photos that I will use for the intarsia. The first pic is from Buffalo Jack’s ranch in NC.

This is the first draft of the hand drawn pattern that I made. As you can see, there will be lots of tiny pieces that will test my scrolling skills.

Time to create the intarsia of the Custom Buffalo Box

-- Mike

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#1 posted 1744 days ago

looks good…im ready for the next step…..thank you again for doing this..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 1744 days ago

Yes Yes Good good got it so far.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1744 days ago

this is all very good and informitive, i look forward to the next installment and maybe tring it out myself…

-- thats not a mistake... i ment that

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#4 posted 1744 days ago

Great. I’m going to make me a box this weekend if everything works out. Can’t wait to see the next part. Where in NC is this place? I know of a place in Ashe Co. where a guy has some buffalo just outside of West Jefferson.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#5 posted 1744 days ago

Hi Jerry
Its the Sunset Ridge Buffalo Farm in Roxboro, Person county

-- Mike

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