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Wildlife Intarsia: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making 3-Dimensional Wooden Portraits
     

Wildlife Intarsia: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making 3-Dimensional Wooden Portraits

by Judy Gale Roberts, Jerry Booher
 
Create wooden inlay projects-plus tips on adding texture to the finished piece in order to simulate fur! Step-by-steps include an bald eagle, wild mustang and bull moose.

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Create wooden inlay projects-plus tips on adding texture to the finished piece in order to simulate fur! Step-by-steps include an bald eagle, wild mustang and bull moose.

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From the Publisher
Intarsia is one of the more artistic forms of woodworking that can be done in even modestly equipped shops. A scroll saw, patterns and a few other tools common to basic woodworking shops will get you started with this intriguing extension of woodworking. Wildlife Intarsia makes learning and applying these skills easy and fun. With this book and a little practice, you can be creating wooden art that will astonish your friends and family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565232822
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Read an Excerpt

In their latest book, Judy Gale Roberts and Jerry Booher bring you 14 exciting portraits of some of the most popular examples of North American wildlife. Wildlife Intarsia is a 120-page, step-by-step guide to making three-dimensional portraits in wood. Regardless of your skill level, you'll learn the secrets of creating these fascinating wooden inlay projects -- plus tips on adding texture to the finished piece in order to simulate fur. Step-by-step demonstrations are presented in an easy-to-follow format for three projects: bald eagle, wild mustang, and bull moose. In the 8 1/2" x 11" soft-cover full-color book you find designs for wild burro, polar bear, red fox, Arctic wolf, bobcat, wolf, buffalo, white-tailed deer, jack rabbit, big horn ram, and raccoon.

Meet 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.

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