Easy To Make Inlay Wood Projects: Intarsia: Complete Patterns and Techniques

Easy To Make Inlay Wood Projects: Intarsia: Complete Patterns and Techniques

by Judy Gale Roberts, Jerry Booher

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Overview

Easy To Make Inlay Wood Projects: Intarsia: Complete Patterns and Techniques by Judy Gale Roberts, Jerry Booher

This book will teach you the secrets of intarsia, the art of making picture mosaics in wood using different types of wood and wood grains. Using ordinary tools and common woods, you can create these beautiful projects in your own home workshop. From wood selection, project layout and cutting, to final finishing, this excellent workshop manual shows you everything you need to know to get started.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565231269
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 212
Sales rank: 1,289,637
Product dimensions: 8.28(w) x 11.28(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Judy Gale Roberts is widely recognized as the driving force behind the revival of intarsia as a popular art form. She is largely responsible for reviving intarsia from the 15th century and leading its international resurgence. Judy began creating intarsia pieces in the 1970s and has been inducted into WOOD magazine's Woodworking Hall of Fame. She is co-author of several intarsia books, including Wildlife Intarsia; Intarsia Workbook; Easy to Make Inlay Wood Projects Intarsia; Intarsia Artistry in Wood; and Small Intarsia. Judy teaches intarsia classes at her studio in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, and presents intarsia seminars throughout the country.

Part of the creative team that reinvented modern intarsia, Jerry Booher is co-author of several intarsia books, including Wildlife Intarsia; Intarsia Workbook; Easy to Make Inlay Wood Projects Intarsia; Intarsia Artistry in Wood; and Small Intarsia.

Table of Contents

Author Profile ix
Intarsia: A Brief History xiii
Chapter One: Wood Selection 1
Chapter Two: Lumber Drying 11
Chapter Three: Layout 17
Chapter Four: Sawing 31
Chapter Five: Checking the Fit 51
Chapter Six: Sanding and Shaping 57
Intarsia Projects: A Gallery of Finished Examples insert
Chapter Seven: Hand Sanding & Finishing 101
Chapter Eight: Final Layout and Backing 111
Chapter Nine: Gluing 117
Chapter Ten: Final Finishing 125
Ready to use Pattern Section insert
Part Two - Step by Step Project Instructions: The Raccoon
Chapter R1: Wood Selection and Layout 151
Chapter R2: Sawing 157
Chapter R3: Checking the Fit 165
Chapter R4: Sawing and Shaping 169
Chapter R5: Finishing, Backing and Gluing 183
Buyer's Guide 189

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