Red Marlin

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Project by Luis posted 07-22-2017 12:46 PM 1145 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Drew this pattern some time ago but I just forgot about it. It has 89 pieces and only eight species of wood. Also used blue dye.

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#1 posted 07-22-2017 12:53 PM

Absolutely love this. Great job.

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#2 posted 07-22-2017 02:24 PM

This project is really outstanding. It stands out and is so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 07-22-2017 02:33 PM

That is beautiful!! Are the fish all tied together or do they hand separately?
Truly beautiful!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#4 posted 07-22-2017 02:35 PM

Super nice project and so nicely done!!! WOW!!!
O and may I ask how big this is, just to get an idea.
I just went and looked at your other projects and this is just one of many out standing ones.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs

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#5 posted 07-22-2017 03:05 PM

The piece it self measures 25”x12”. It interlocks however the smaller fish has a separate backing. Thanks to all for you comments.

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#6 posted 07-22-2017 06:11 PM

Well done!

-- irtamos, Belgium

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#7 posted 07-22-2017 07:00 PM

Excellent job picking the right woods and shaping.

-- Intarsia92

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#8 posted 07-22-2017 08:31 PM

Beautiful, thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#9 posted 07-22-2017 10:11 PM

Excellent work. Love it. One of these days I’m going to have to try this.

-- tel

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#10 posted 07-23-2017 03:45 AM

Your proportions look life like, good job Luis!

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#11 posted 07-23-2017 04:06 PM

Magnificant intarsia and 3D effect! The way you set this up looks like they realy swimm.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 07-24-2017 08:08 AM


-- Good Timber

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#13 posted 07-25-2017 07:01 PM

Your intricate workmanship is quite impressive.

Big kudos on drawing your own pattern!

-- Dale

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