Intarsia Woodworking Projects
21 Original Designs with Full-Size Plans and Expert Instruction for all Skill Levels
by Kathy Wise

Softcover
215 x 280mm
75pp

Published by Fox Chapel Publishing Co. Inc., East Petersburg PA USA

R.R.P.$29.90

ISBN 1-56523-339-3

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Rose Demonstration


Ornaments


Ornaments


Penguin & Chick


Fox


Mallard Demonstration


Love Birds


Piano Girls

 

Extract from back cover of book:

Intarsia is an art form that has endured for centuries because the beauty and pleasure of the craft stems from the unique vision and talents of each artist. There is no "wrong" way to create intarsia just your way. Now, from celebrated intarsia artist and popular instructor, Kathy Wise, comes a new collection of 21 original patterns that capture the splendor of nature and serve as a starting point for you to create your own artistic masterpiece.

Whether you're a beginning intarsia artist or an old pro, you'll find that Intarsia Woodworking Projects has something for you from fundamentals to get you started to expert tips that will enhance your skills. And, with the patterns and step-by-step projects arranged by skill level, you can start from the beginning and watch your abilities improve or jump right in wherever you're comfortable. Either way, with the helpful tips, expert guidance, and beautiful patterns of, you'll discover that the "Wise" way to enjoy intarsia is to simply have fun and let your creativity shine.

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Getting Started
Introduction
- Intarsia: The Wise Way
- Natural Wood vs. Stain/Paint
Equipment
- The Scroll Saw
- Basic Tools
- Other Tools
- Supplies
- Blades
- Equipment Dos and Dont's
- Pattern Layout
- Pattern Transfer Methods
- The Copy and Paste Method
- Wood Selection
- Exotic vs. Domestic Woods
- Sanding Tools
- Pneumatic Drum Sander
- Small Grinder / Rotary Power Carver
- Sanding Mop
- Hand Sanding
Sanding & Shaping
- Shimming Up Levels
- Shaping Contours
- Sanding Shims & Spot Gluing
- Crving Details
- Woodburning Details
- Sanding Dos and Dont's
Applyinh a Finish
- White Gel Stain
- Gel Varnish
- Spot Varnish
Assembly
- Silicone Tacking
- Gluing
- Installing a Hanger
- Finishing Dos and Dont's

Beginner Projects
Rose Demonstration
Ornaments
Penguin & Chick
Fox

Intermediate Projects
Mallard Demonstration
Love Birds
Piano Girls
Pool Balls
Lighthouse
Sailboat

Advanced Projects
Lion Demonstration
Rattlesnake
Barn Scene
Calf Roper
Clydesdale and Colt
Eagle


Pool Balls


Lighthouse


Sailboat


Lion Demonstration


Rattlesnake


Barn Scene


Calf Roper


Clydesdale and Colt


Eagle