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    Worked this weekend on cutting my mask. It still needs sanding but I wanted you to see how I've arranged the woods and colors on it. It is my first of either segmentation or intarsia. I can see all the work and thinking that goes into a project. I am proud of this one.
    I thank Sue and Toni for the pattern that gave me a chance to learn something new.
    Diane
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  • #2
    Very nice choice of colors! ...cutting is great too!

    Be sure to post a picture of it when it's done.
    Janette
    www.square-designs.com

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    • #3
      Diane..you did an EXCELLENT job on the Aries project!! Your should be quite proud of it..it certainly isn't an easy project to do with those sharp cuts..well done!! I look forward to seeing it all finished..I'm glad you joined us on this challenge!

      Sue Chrestensen

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      • #4
        VERY well done Diane, you've definately got an eye for this type of work.
        kevin/pitbull.

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        • #5
          Looks real good so far Diane. It's nice to see that you stayed mostly with natural woods too.
          Jeff Powell

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          • #6
            thats wonderfull. nice cutting, and love the colors. Evie

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            • #7
              Nice job, Diane. Do you plan on raising any of the pieces?
              Mike

              Craftsman 16" VS, Puros Indios and Sam Adams!
              Scrollin' since Jun/2006

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              • #8
                Hey that is a really nice job, Diane, both with the cutting and the wood colours - I'm not surprised you're proud of it. Well done!
                Ian

                Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                • #9
                  Way to go Diane, this is really going to turn out nice. Keep us posted.
                  Troy

                  Scrollin' with DeWalt DW788

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                  • #10
                    you said you were going to do it...

                    and you did......
                    It looks great, can't wait to see it finished...

                    Trout
                    Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
                    Fish are food, not friends!

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                    • #11
                      By all means, finish it, and take your time to keep up the good work. I hope when I get to my first serious intarsia it turns out as good as yours. And I, too, like your choice of NATURAL woods and their colors - only coloring the eye, and that adds a bit of interest.
                      Kevin

                      Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. -- Dr. Seuss

                      NEW DeWalt 788 and that old, Jimmy- Jerry- and Kevin-rigged Delta 40-560

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                      • #12
                        I will finish the mask for sure. The only reason the eye is blue is because I wanted it to be black but didn't have any wood that was pure black so I decided that if I was going to color it then it might as well be something outstanding.
                        My daughter who is a redhead with brown eyes always told me that a redhead with blue eyes is rare and and awesome so because I put the padauk on top it seemed that the blue eye fit.
                        Diane
                        Dragon
                        Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
                        Owner of a Dewalt 788
                        PuffityDragon on AFSP

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                        • #13
                          Diane, very nicely done. You have just started a new category in your scrolling
                          Chuck D


                          When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do not look for any other standard to judge by: the work is good, the product of a master craftsman.
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