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Louis XIV Marquetry Bird II

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Project by Luke Addington posted 01-15-2016 06:03 PM 1773 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a nice video showing the French polish on the last Louis XIV marquetry bird. It’s difficult to catch the finish in photos.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxd6kkoEPT0

This video also marks the end of the Louis XIV bird project. The rest of the birds in the series are very similar. Thank you for following along!

Blog showing construction of the birds: AddingtonFurniture.com/blog/2015/9/2/louis-xiv-bird-marquetry-part-i
Photos & video by Joe Brown www.joebrodesign.com
and Stephanie Epperson www.stephephoto.com

-- Luke, http://www.AddingtonFurniture.com





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Ivan

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#1 posted 01-15-2016 06:06 PM

The choice of different wood colours is realy amaizing. So realistic bird.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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BurlyBob

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#2 posted 01-15-2016 06:06 PM

Wow, that’s just beautiful.

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Luke Addington

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#3 posted 01-15-2016 06:08 PM

Thank you both!

-- Luke, http://www.AddingtonFurniture.com

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CL810

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#4 posted 01-15-2016 06:41 PM

Exquisite!

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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jim65

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#5 posted 01-15-2016 06:49 PM

exceptional! really beautiful, the level of detail is amazing.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#6 posted 01-15-2016 09:45 PM

Luke, you’ve done a fine job on this piece. It’s beautiful.

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

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

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#7 posted 01-15-2016 09:53 PM

Absolutely amazing

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

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shipwright

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#8 posted 01-16-2016 12:06 AM

Well done Luke.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Mean_Dean

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#9 posted 01-16-2016 12:54 AM

Beautiful marquetry! The level of detail on the bird is amazing!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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lightweightladylefty

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#10 posted 01-16-2016 07:11 AM

Luke,

Your marquetry is astounding! And the quilted maple (?) background catapults it over the top!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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davidtr3

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#11 posted 01-16-2016 01:43 PM

Really outstanding work. Well done!

David

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#12 posted 01-16-2016 02:15 PM

Wonderful Art,outstanding workmanship.

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Luke Addington

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#13 posted 01-16-2016 02:47 PM

Thank you very much everyone, I really appreciate it.

-- Luke, http://www.AddingtonFurniture.com

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#14 posted 01-17-2016 12:41 AM

Excellent work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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tinnman65

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#15 posted 01-17-2016 10:02 PM

Very beautiful work!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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