Intarsia (not mine)

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Blog entry by BritBoxmaker posted 04-14-2013 07:10 PM 2099 reads 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sue and I spent the weekend in a very nice hotel in Boscastle, Cornwall In the bathroom there was this intarsia picture on the wall, about 450 mm wide in size.

Just thought you might appreciate seeing it.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#1 posted 04-14-2013 07:20 PM

Indeed! Nice work from whoever did that.

-- Thomas - there are no problems, there are only solutions.

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#2 posted 04-14-2013 07:23 PM

I have seen these type of woodworking at craft fairs, and cannot imagine how it is done. It is art in itself. Thanks for sharing.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#3 posted 04-14-2013 08:02 PM

Beautiful piece. Thanks for sharing it with us. RH

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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#4 posted 04-14-2013 08:39 PM

A very very nice intarsia Martyn. Thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 04-14-2013 08:54 PM

This is unique. The normal interasia is done piece by piece as per wood tone but above is done with carving per object then mixed up to form the big picture. I like the clams shell and the sea weeds.

-- Bert

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#6 posted 04-14-2013 10:51 PM

Looks like a beautiful piece o artwork/intarsia. Is it one of Kory’s??

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#7 posted 04-15-2013 03:55 AM

Thanx for taking your time to share it ! It’s nicely done even though it’s not up to your standards.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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