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Project by RCRAW posted 03-08-2021 02:06 PM 601 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Intarsia project for my grandkids with original pattern map on back. 30” x 40” with 12 different woods.





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rtbrmb

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#1 posted 03-08-2021 04:14 PM

very well done! did you scroll out the individual states?

Your use of contrasting woods is excellent.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#2 posted 03-08-2021 10:44 PM

Neat idea. Nice choice for he backer. Great job!!!

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#3 posted 03-09-2021 12:40 AM

Great project! I love the pieces as well as the background board. Nicely done!

-- AJ

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#4 posted 03-09-2021 01:16 AM

Wow. Very creative. Very interesting. A great way to learn about different types of wood too!

-- Bill - in New Hampshire

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#5 posted 03-09-2021 12:27 PM

I like the way you did Hawaii. Well done

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#6 posted 03-09-2021 03:49 PM

Beautiful….so nice!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 03-10-2021 12:37 AM

I LOVE this. Terrific

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#8 posted 03-14-2021 05:15 PM

Cool. I am inspired to try to make one of these.

-- http://iamawretch.com/

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#9 posted 03-17-2021 06:47 PM

Love the way you used different woods and played with the grain orientation. One critique though… Why is Alaska so small?

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#10 posted 03-18-2021 11:26 AM



Love the way you used different woods and played with the grain orientation. One critique though… Why is Alaska so small?

- JackFriday

If I made Alaska any larger it would not fit inside the frame.The original pattern had it even smaller and distorted so I copied another map of Alaska to use as a pattern. I also enlarged Hawaii to fit better because it was so small.

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