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Dragon This dragon (fierce as it is) is a project that any self respecting Hobbit woodworker would enjoy making and displaying.If this project catches your eye, retire to your warren hole and chip away at a piece of timber.
Bring forth a Dragon from where there was only wood.This basic intarsia project has one small twist.The dragon's tail curves up and over the body.For the small effort it takes to accomplish the technique, the curved tail gives a remarkable depth to the piece.
Choose Your WoodUse the pattern and my suggested woods as a guide.Look for interesting woods.The wood that you choose makes a huge difference in the look of your final project.Transfer The PatternTransfer the pattern to the wood, with whichever method you prefer: trace from the pattern onto the wood, make a template of the pattern and trace onto the wood, photocopy and cut and paste.
Cut The PiecesCut as carefully as you can and the pieces will fit much better.If you use the template method and you have good cutting skills, try to cut just inside the line.Otherwise cut on the line.
It's better to have a piece a bit too large than a...