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Project by snig posted 10-15-2008 10:19 PM 1997 views 12 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the project that I created my senior year in high school and I just now at the beginning of fall had time to finish it. I used some bendable plywood to create the covers of this project. it was the first time that I had ever seen the wood before, but I thought that I would give it a shot and see what I could do. Once I built all of the forms to bend the wood the project went good. then I got the project home at the end of the school year and it sat in my garage until the end of summer. Just a few weeks ago I order some walnut and maple veneer, I don’t have a vacuum press so I also had to order some heat lock( which I found to work very good). This was also the first time that I used veneer on a project as well, it didn’t go to badly for my first run with both the bendable plywood or the veneer.

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#1 posted 10-15-2008 11:30 PM

very cool,my kind of buffet.i like the opposing stripes ,great work

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#2 posted 10-16-2008 12:43 AM

Great Job!!! I really like your design & craftsmanship!!! Thanks for posting.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 10-16-2008 01:16 AM

This buffet is beautiful and truly unique design. I Really like the bowed front with the opposing strips. great job.

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#4 posted 10-16-2008 02:52 AM


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#5 posted 10-16-2008 03:02 AM

Marvellous first-timer!!!

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#6 posted 10-16-2008 05:21 AM

Now that has a lot of contrast. Very nice!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#7 posted 10-16-2008 06:07 AM

super job … I’m impressed

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#8 posted 10-16-2008 06:24 AM

Wow a bit busy for my taste, but very nice none-the-less. Nice job.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#9 posted 10-16-2008 07:06 AM

Great work, very nice piece.

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#10 posted 10-16-2008 02:20 PM

Now that is something to be proud of.

-- Ron Central, CA

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#11 posted 10-16-2008 02:45 PM

Very nice, Great work, I like the banding.

-- Marty Ohio

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#12 posted 10-17-2008 10:42 PM

Good to see a fellow youth with woodworking fever! Keep it up man!

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#13 posted 10-18-2008 02:58 AM

Great job on the buffet. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#14 posted 11-30-2009 12:27 AM

Stunning job!!!! Wow I could use that in my art deco houseboat. What a nice thing to have. Zignman

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#15 posted 09-04-2010 06:13 AM

Was just looking at your jewelry box and saw this Snig. Bold, beautiful and well crafted… love it!

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