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Project by PALieb posted 08-06-2017 09:49 PM 1095 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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shipwright

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#1 posted 08-07-2017 01:19 AM

Very nice. Have you considered a little sand shading? Your cuts and fits are good. A little subtle shading would really make them sing.
Nice work.

-- 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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#2 posted 08-07-2017 07:46 AM

nice work, well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 08-07-2017 11:52 AM

sand shading had not heard of that sounds very interesting and I joined a Marquetry Society. I need to learn more.
I believe I’m using too thick of wood to do my inlays.

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#4 posted 08-07-2017 02:18 PM

If you read up on marquetry you will find out lots about sand shading. I have several blogs here that touch on it but this is probably the best.
http://lumberjocks.com/shipwright/blog/49169

-- 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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#5 posted 08-07-2017 02:20 PM

Beautiful job on the inlay.

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#6 posted 08-07-2017 02:36 PM

simply beautiful….sand shading or not …...Welcome 2 LJ’s …..GREAT JOB :<))

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#7 posted 08-09-2017 02:13 PM

This hand mirror is so beautiful and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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