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Project by DougMc posted 11-30-2014 10:31 PM 2277 views 16 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at a G&G style piece. It is made out of African mahogany with ebony splines and plugs.





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#1 posted 11-30-2014 10:56 PM

Very nice.

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#2 posted 11-30-2014 11:06 PM

beautiful work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 11-30-2014 11:42 PM

Looks great. Right now I can only hope for such mastery.

Did you take a workshop to refine this skill? Your work is just outstanding for a first attempt at G&G.

BTW, there’s a great article in Fine Woodworking’s current issue. Dearl Peart shows how he makes finger joint corners with a flush trim router bit. It’s worth the price of the magazine.

-- --Dale Page

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#4 posted 11-30-2014 11:56 PM

Thanks, Dale. No formal classes; I owe most my woodworking knowledge to the Wood Whisperer though. He’s done a couple G&G projects that showed how to do most of the required techniques.

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#5 posted 12-01-2014 01:00 AM

Love the PROUD look

-- Rich

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#6 posted 12-01-2014 03:28 AM

Great project. You certainly got all the details spot-on.
Well done.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#7 posted 12-01-2014 02:27 PM

nice peice

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#8 posted 12-01-2014 02:31 PM

Well for no real exposure to G&G you did very well.

-- Phil in British Columbia

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#9 posted 12-01-2014 02:53 PM

Thanks a lot for the beautiful work. Nothing like great inspiration when I have a load of kitchen cabinets to make.

-- "Experience is what you get the day after you needed it" Mark Twain

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#10 posted 12-02-2014 12:38 AM

Great job, Love G&G Never get tired of looking at these.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 12-02-2014 01:06 AM

Great looking nightstand! I love G&G!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#12 posted 12-02-2014 12:14 PM

DougMc,

Wood Whisperer is great. You are definitely a star pupil.

-- --Dale Page

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#13 posted 12-02-2014 05:33 PM

My apologies to Darrell Peart for misspelling his name in my first post of this thread.

-- --Dale Page

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#14 posted 12-02-2014 05:58 PM

Nice work Doug,this looks great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#15 posted 12-02-2014 07:41 PM

Very clean…....looks really good.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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