gothic girl intarsia

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Project by carkralj posted 04-13-2014 03:12 PM 1446 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone, I’m Ivan from Serbia, dealing with intarsia about two years ago as a hobby after a regular job. This is my last work completed yesterday. There are about 280 pieces.

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#1 posted 04-13-2014 05:16 PM

That is some awful nice intarsia! Something I plan on trying soon.

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

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#2 posted 04-13-2014 11:31 PM

very beautiful work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 04-13-2014 11:32 PM

That is beautiful.

-- Steve Tripp, Minneapolis, MN

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#4 posted 04-14-2014 03:56 PM

I love the quatrefoils and the arches. They make up my favorite architecture. I want such details on some furniture in the future. Would you be able to show us how you did it?

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#5 posted 04-14-2014 06:54 PM

Great job.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#6 posted 04-14-2014 07:09 PM

Thanks to all. I love gothic architecture. I did not photographed procedures for preparing, but it may help you the image of tools that I used. Basically it is a homemade tool. First I cut a curve on bandsaw, quatrefoils I cut with scrolsaw because they are small in size.
Then sanding with oscilating drum sander. Then the router that I was attached to a table of bandsaw. for arch I used several standard router bit to get the desired profile and a wooden limiter that you see in the picture.
Quatrefoils are made of two parts, and because the small size should be careful when working with router.


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