"WHY NOT TRY INTARSIAS" by June Culp Zeitner

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This page includes descriptions of the the techniques required to create a commesso/intarisa. The first article, "Discovering a Lost Art Form" is by Conrad Grundke (originally published in "Rock & Gem" magazine March and April 2001 © Copyright 2001). The second article, "Notes on Making Intarsias", is by Meredith Jones (originally published in "Gems & Minerals" magazine June 1966). The third article, "Nutcracker Pendant", is by Tom & Kay Benham. The fourth article, "The Art of Intarsia" is by William Grundke (originally published in a seven part series in "Gems & Minerals" magazines from December 1981 - June 1982). The fifth article, "Intarsia Cabochons" is also by William Grundke (originally published in "Gems & Minerals" magazine December 1982). The sixth article, "El Picaro" is by Olive Colhour (originally published in "The Lapidary Journal" magazine April 1968). The seventh article, "How the Duck Intarsias were Made" by Charles Smart (originally published in "The Lapidary Journal" magazine October 1963). The eighth article,"Why Not Try Intarsias" by June Culp Zeitner (about Al & Myrl Cook originally published in "The Lapidary Journal" magazine July 1972). The ninth article,"Suitable for Framing" by Leonard Perkins (originally published in "The Lapidary Journal" magazine November 1988). The tenth article,"Gem Cutter's Handbook - Intarsia" by Dr. Charles Irvin (originally published in "Gems & Minerals" magazines from March 1968 - June 1968).

"DISCOVERING A LOST ART FORM" by Conrad Grundke

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charles Smart . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . Herb Duke

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Phil Magistro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . Walt Heinz

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. . . . . . . . . .. . . . Joe Phetteplace.. .. .. . .. ... ..... . .. . . . .. . Jesse Monongye

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dale Edaakie . ................ . ......... .. ..... Col. John Irvin

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. . . . . . . .. . . . .. . Olive Colhour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PPeggy Bechtell

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. . . . . . . .. . . . . Verma Nequatewa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PLarry Robinson

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. . . . . . . .. . . . .. Preston Monongye . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . PJohnny Johnson

 

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. . . . . . .. . . .. . .. Steve Sanders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . .. P Howard Buschke.

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. . . . . . .. .. ..Charlotte & Percy Reano. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... P Gus Ehtee.

 

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. . . . . . .. . .. . . ...Chuck Woods. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .... . .. .. PGerald Yoder .

 

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"NOTES ON MAKING INTARSIAS" by Meredith Jones

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"NUTCRACKER PENDANT " (Advanced Intarsia project) by Tom & Kay Benham

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"THE ART OF INTARSIA" by William Grundke

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"INTARSIA CABOCHONS " by William Grundke

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"EL PICARO" (The Rascal) by Olive Colhour

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"HOW THE DUCK INTARSIAS WERE MADE" by Charles Smart

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"SUITABLE FOR FRAMING" by Leonard Perkins

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"HANDBOOK OF INTARSIA MAKING" by Dr. Charles Irvin

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