intarsia: 1) a mosaic of wood fitted and glued into a wooden support popular in 15th century Italy for decoration 2) Judy Gale Roberts

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Check out our newest Intarsia patterns. Designed from scratch after researching the subject and revising the design. Judy makes each Intarsia piece to confirm the pattern works.

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  • Sale! I-180-Hang-in-There-Cat

    Hang in There Kitten

    Kitten hanging by front paws from a tree branch.
    Beginner to Intermediate Level Intarsia Pattern.
    21” x 16”  87 pieces

    $9.95 $5.95 Add to cart
  • I-340 Bass Fishing

    Bass Fishing

    Man fishing for Bass
    Beginner-Intermediate Level Intarsia Pattern.
    10 1/2” x 10”   24 pieces

    $5.95 Add to cart
  • I-341 Crappie Fishing

    Crappie Fishing

    Man fishing for Crappie
    Beginner/Intermediate Level Intarsia Pattern.
    10 1/2” x 10”   22 pieces

    $5.95 Add to cart
  • I-342 Snow Child

    Snow Child

    Snowchild with hat, 3-D front and back design perfect for table centerpiece.
    Beginner/Intermediate Level Intarsia Pattern.
    8 3/4” x 4 1/2 ”   16pieces. ( rings).

    $5.95 Add to cart
  • I-343 Snow Mom

    Snow Mom

    Snowmom with hat, 3-D front and back design perfect for table centerpiece.
    Beginner/Intermediate Level Intarsia Pattern.
    10 1/2” x 4 1/2 ”   23pieces. (rings).

    $9.95 Add to cart
  • I-344 Corn and Pumpkin

    Corn & Pumpkin

    Sweet Corn & Pumkin with checkerboard frame.
    Beginner/Intermediate Intarsia pattern.

    Corn – 10” x 8 1/2” – 38 pieces.  Pumpkin – 10” x 8 1/2”  45 pieces

    $9.95 Add to cart
  • I-345 Humpback Whales

    Humpback Whales

    Full body adult & baby whale with little fish around them.
    Intermediate Level Intarsia Pattern.
    10 1/2” x 22 1/2”  36 pieces

    $9.95 Add to cart
  • I-346 Stearman Plane

    Antique Plane

    Antique Airplane in flight
    Intermediate Level Intarsia Pattern
    25 1/2″ x 13″ 117 pieces.

    $9.95 Add to cart
  • Sale! I-314 DogNap

    CT-15 Dog Nap

    Intermediate
    Comes with detailed instructions.
    10 1/2″ x 12″
    32 pcs

    $24.95 $22.45 Add to cart

Intarsia Tips & Tricks

Some help and how-to posts to help you out. Good for beginners, intermediates and advanced level Intarsia students.

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  • Experimenting with Different Finishes

    If you would like to share your experiences with finishing for others to see. Leave a comment. I picked up a can of General Finishes “High Performance Polyurethane Water Based Top Coat”  Satin sheen. I experimented with it on the aspen for the puffins. It did require sanding between coats which is a pain. However, it [...]

  • What’s New

    While doing a show in Iowa last year we met Bud & Brad Langhoff from “Langhoff’s Fine Wood”. Having his own sawmill, he has a huge variety of lumber. The boards pictured below are just a few that I purchased. They’re contemplating shipping wood, their phone is 319-377-2053. If you would like to take a trip to Marion Iowa, I’ve heard [...]

  • Using Sanding Shims

    My father and I didn’t start out using sanding shims when we created large intarsia projects for commercial installations. We would sand one piece, put it back in place and mark where it joined the next part. Then try to sand the next part down to the line as close as possible. It was years [...]