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    I haven't posted in a while, but senior year is really busy and I haven't had much time. The project I am working on now is my senior class's gift to our school. It is a very large intarsia tiger that I am taking from the picture below. It will be about forty inches tall and fifty inches wide. Any tips about taking on large projects would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks,
    Kyle
    Sir, I have not yet begun to fight!
    ~ John Paul Jones

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    Kyle

    That is quite a project to take on. A lot of parts to fit together.

    I made one of Kathy Wise's pattern of a tiger with a small tiger in the grass. I spent a lot of time cutting and fitting the pieces together. I thought I would never get it done. I did cut a couple of pieces twice to get the parts to fit good.

    How far along are you on your project? I may have some tips that I use to fit parts together.

    waynemn

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    • #3
      That pic looks to have a copyright on it, not sure if you've done it already but my first tip would be to get his permission to render it if you haven't done so,just my 1/2 pennies worth.Jerry
      Don't worry be scrolling

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      • #4
        DukeNukem- I checked his site for the copyright regulations, and it said that educational use was okay as long as I post a photo credit with it. There is going to be a plaque with my name and the date on it and I can easily put his name on it too.

        Waynemn- I have the pattern made, but I am waiting for administration to figure out how to buy the materials, and I've been waiting for about a month.
        Sir, I have not yet begun to fight!
        ~ John Paul Jones

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        • #5
          Kyle - very ambitious project. Keep us updated on your progress.
          Fred
          aka Pop's Shop
          Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...it's about learning to dance in the rain!.

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          • #6
            Here is what I have done so far. Hope you like it.
            ~Kyle
            Sir, I have not yet begun to fight!
            ~ John Paul Jones

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            • #7
              wowzers! That is a good looken start.
              I'm only an admirer of intarsia, and I really admire your work on this.
              Pacifism is great, as long as everyone is participating.



              StephenD


              The Southern Arizona Woodturners Association
              Desert Woodcrafters
              Grandpa for the 7 most amazing children.

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              • #8
                This is amazing already. I hope one day I can get involved in something this nice !

                Great work!

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                • #9
                  Kyle that is a nice start to your piece..
                  Hawaiilad
                  Larry

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                  • #10
                    Nice project, can't wait to see that one finished!
                    ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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                    • #11
                      Thanks all for the compliments, hopefully I can finish it before graduation.
                      Sir, I have not yet begun to fight!
                      ~ John Paul Jones

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