The next wall hanging shelf #3

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Project by longgone posted 09-19-2014 09:34 PM 1764 views 10 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just completed this shelf. It is quilted maple, Padauk and a taste of Wenge’. The inset strip is also maple.

I made this shelf 24×6x5” deep. The finish is boiled linseed oil with lacquer.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-19-2014 09:56 PM

I love the new product line. Hope it sells big for you.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 09-19-2014 10:25 PM

Greg, the shelves are beautiful. What wonderful combinations of of wood you are using. I especially like the small decorative strips on the fronts of the shelves. Small detail with a big impact. These should do well at St. James. Keep shelving and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#3 posted 09-19-2014 11:11 PM

I too like the new variety in your work. The shelves are another example of your artistic eye and creative mind.
Don’t stop sculpting boxes though. They are all just so cool.

Beautiful use of beautiful material!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#4 posted 09-20-2014 12:29 AM

Nice shelf !

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#5 posted 09-20-2014 12:43 AM

Another super shelf. Really like the wood combos and design

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 09-20-2014 12:47 AM

Thank yall…these are just something of a change of pace to create a little variety for the shows. I get ideas from each one and ideas that certainly can be used in other pieces…including boxes.

Monte…I look forward to see how they are received at the shows…you never know.

Big Al…the wood combinations make so much of a difference…and I totally agree that the small details sometimes make a big impression..

Paul..thanks…these are fun also…heck I try to have fun with everything I do and I most certainly will keep making sculpted boxes..

Art…thanks so much

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#7 posted 09-20-2014 03:30 AM

Another super shelf. Really like the wood combos and design

- Roger

Thanks Roger…just having fun…!

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#8 posted 09-20-2014 11:43 AM

Great shelf Greg. Another good looking Deco piece. I hope these sell for you. I think we are all looking forward to hearing about how they do at the shows.

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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#9 posted 09-20-2014 12:00 PM

Wow, that quilted maple is so pretty, awesome job

-- steve, simple and effective

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#10 posted 09-20-2014 05:14 PM

I like the way the quilted Maple give a flame effect (particularly obvious on the right side). Another quality project, Greg.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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Kaleb the Swede

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#11 posted 09-20-2014 06:55 PM

Wow Mr. Greg, you always build with such class. Beautiful work again

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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Douglas Bordner

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#12 posted 09-21-2014 03:51 PM

That is astoundingly beautiful! I dig Deco.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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