Intarsia is a beautiful three dimensional mosaic wall hanging
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| For all those romantics out there|
This is an ancient woodcraft which was the basis for Wood Art, Marquetry and Wood-inlay craftwork, of years ago!
We are happy that you have decided to visit our new Internet site.
At Pictures In Wood we specialize in creating and designing unusual Wood Art projects of our own design, as well as using patterns from the USA. More recently have been commissioned to make useful Scrollsaw projects for the Home and Garden.
Every handcrafted piece is unique, as no two pieces of wood are the same.
|As a small high quality business, we want to give you the opportunity to stay up to date with our Pictures In Wood. By viewing our online Brochure.|
Our designs range from our own British Birds and Animals, to fun things even rare and exotic species from faraway lands.
|We like to think of it as decorative ' Pictures In Wood' more life - like than paintings, because of the three dimensional appearance.|
The pieces are individually cut out of wood, paying particular attention to the arrangement and direction of the grain. We use mostly Pine, because it is environmentally friendly and a renewable source.
When it comes to sanding, we try to visualise the project as if it were real.
The pieces are stained, using various acrylic mediums, still allowing the grain of the wood to show through, then two coats of polish are applied.
The pieces are then placed together and glued on a plywood backing to form a picture, so creating a lasting work of art.
If you would like some special Wood Art just for you?
You can commission us, as we find commissions are a welcome challenge.
All we need is a photo or picture, with the size and colours you would like.
We will email you back, with how much and how long.
Here are some examples of our work
|Mr & Mrs Scarecrow - pull the string and see them move|
|Scrolled Candlesticks - who would have thought it!|
|Word Art - Personalized Word Art is very popular|
Congratulations on your Degree!
|Their Wedding Day - a good way never to forget the Anniversary!|
|What a great thought! Healing is a Great River of LOVE|
|Flower of Life - made from 6mm Birch Plywood|
|Dove of Life - made from 6mm Birch Plywood and then painted Gold|
|We have taken the concept of the classic chess set a stage further by adopting appropriate leaf shapes for the pieces. The great English oak leaf represents the King, a leaf from the invasive tree of heaven suits the free-roving Queen, with a maple leaf for the Bishop, a prickly hawthorn for the Knight, a tulip tree leaf for the Rook and the simple lines of the lime for the Pawns. |
All the pieces are cut using the Compound scrollsawing method, using ash and walnut to achieve the traditional contrast of light and dark within the set, and the board is fashioned from obeche and walnut.
Check out how the Seascape saw made HERE
Surfing art work for those surfing enthusiasts
A pair of Halloween Lanterns
Pushing Back the Books
|Who would have thought it, a Bowl|
made using a Scrollsaw
Woodland Trail original photo
Woodland Trail Intarsia picture
Old style Police Box
with blue light
contact us for further information
Some attractive sconces
Yellow Digger Bookends
|Never mislay your keys again||Two tone Spiral Coasters|
|Mechanical Snake, lots of fun young and old alike || |
|Light/Sun Catchers, made using 4mm plywood and 3mm acrylic sheets|
|Light/Sun Catcher||Jewelry tree|
It has to be said Jemima's a Star
Made especially for a very young
well, we can't all be perfect!
Making a drawing from the original
Tower Bridge picture
Tower Bridge as a finished piece
Another commission, this time a
personal named pencil box, made
from African Red wood
A personalised Photo Album to
remember bygone days
Flexi Robot Man and friend
Getting ready to do all the odd jobs!
To see more Fun Things
|If you would like to know how our projects are made, or are interested in having a go yourself! We have a book out titled "Success with Scrollsaws" published by GMC Publications: |
It is full of tips on What to buy, How to use the scrollsaw and lots of great projects to make!
We are also regular contributors to the popular "Woodworking Plans & Projects" magazine
We do exhibit at some Craft Shows in the East of England, staged at many of the most prestigious Stately Homes and Safari Parks.
We are more than happy to answer any questions you may have.
Please do not hesitate to Contact Us.
Thank you for your interest, we hope you enjoy browsing.
Stop by again, soon!
Please note we do not sell patterns
© Copyright 2002 Julie & Frederick Byrne