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"Eagle's Realm "Intarsia #1: New Intarsia

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Blog entry by wdkits1 posted 04-30-2012 05:34 PM 1105 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi Everyone
Been a while since I’ve posted any new intarsia but here is a sneak peek of my newest commission. Titled—”Eagle’s Realm” it sets in a 16” x 20” cherry frame with purpleheart inlay. Woods used so far; Walnut, Holly, Ebony, Yellowheart, Spalted Beech, Fishtail Oak. 50 pieces so far. I’m still designing the background scenery of the pattern which is the hardest part to get the proper depth . I like to shape, sand, detail carve and apply a coat of finish as I go on these type of projects. I foresee between 200 and 300 pieces depending on how elaborate the background gets. Stay tuned .

-- Mike --http://www.custommade.com/by/mikemathieu/



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grizzman

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#1 posted 04-30-2012 05:45 PM

hey there mike, its so good to see your intarsia again, im loving this piece and cant wait to see it as you post your step by step progress on this, its very beautiful, i respect this work so much, and i love to see your artistic side, butcher blocks are great, but this is where your talent really shows, as always i love all of your work and enjoy seeing it all…cant wait for more, thank you for this look today…grizz

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

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#2 posted 04-30-2012 09:08 PM

You Intarsia people are incredible.

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#3 posted 05-02-2012 11:29 AM

So very kool.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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