Big Book of Intarsia Woodworking: 37 Projects and Expert Techniques for Segmentation and Intarsia

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All time favorite intarsia and segmentation projects from the archives of Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts.
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Overview

All time favorite intarsia and segmentation projects from the archives of Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts.
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Editorial Reviews

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Wow! What a great book! Intarsia is such a fantastic art and the ideas that are in this book are an excellent example of just how beautiful this art can be.

Intarsia is such a wonderful form of woodworking it adds a third dimension to simple scrollsawing. The Big Book is really a big book with 37 projects from a variety of 16 expert scrollers. There are a whole bunch of animals and birds to choose from (my favourite is the Pileated Woodworker) from a puppy in a basket to a majestic elephant. Add to those a whole raft of seasonal treats. The 192 pages are beautifully illustrated and rife with tips and techniques. Selecting the right wood species is most important and this is covered in great detail. Intarsia fans will really enjoy these originals.

I am giving this book on Intarsia a "4" rating not because it isn't a great book but because most of the patterns I have seen before in scroll saw magazines. (My sunflower fairy door is one example)

Filled with over 30 projects, if you aren't a regular purchaser of magazines then this book would be a great resource if you are interested in doing intarsia work.

Each project comes with the patterns and "how to" steps plus, a couple of the projects have an in-depth description, providing detailed intarsia and segmentation tips and strategies.

What I really liked about the book is that the projects include ideas for frames as well as the typical designs. The book also has a two-page display of different woods to help select appropriate colours for the projects you are working on. This is a great resource and, with it being in the book, it makes it an easy reference tool.

My Ratings of The Book
Layout and Appearance: Good balance of photos, how-to instructions, projects. Thumbs Up!
Instructions: Clear information and instructions Thumbs Up!
Projects Selection: A wide range of "easy to complex". Great.
Inspiration: Tutorials by Judy Gale Roberts - awesome. Thumbs Up!

'Whether you're a beginner or have been scrolling for years, you'll be inspired by the unique designs and inspirational stories '

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565235502
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/2011
  • Series: Best of Scroll Saw W Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 628,722
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

This book is compiled from all the best projects found in the pages of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Magazine.
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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Technique
Designing Intarsia Patterns
Selecting Intarsia Wood
Create Stunning Effects with Wood Grain
Adding Color to Intarsia
Creating a Custom Inlay Frame
Taking a Class with Judy Gale Roberts
Seasonal
Spring Bunnies
Rose
Blossoms
Classic Cup and Loaf Intarsia
Creating a Magnolia Door Topper
Seaside Serenity
Summer Sunflower Wreath
Creating a Lighthouse Scene
Frame Your Photos with Intarsia Roses
Fall Leaf Frame
Intarsia Spring Gobbler
Create an Intarsia Scarecrow
Cardinal Photo Frame
Birds and Berries Winter Wreath
Animals
Intarsia Puppy in a Basket
Making Easy Intarsia Magnets
Kid friendly Toucan
Springtime Chickadee
Toucan Mosaic Trinket Box
Squirrel
Arabian Horse Intarsia
Pileated Woodpecker
Raccoon Intarsia
Think Pink
Fox Portrait
Spirited Colt Intarsia
Raccoon Portrait
Calico Cat Intarsia
Brown Pelican Intarsia
Bobcat on the Rocks
Spring Songbirds
Painted Pony
Majestic Elephant Mosaic
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