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Project by mudflap4869 posted 12-30-2014 12:28 PM 1426 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Purple heart heart with spalted maple stand and fortyleven coats of spray on lacquer. Presentation box is made of pine paneling leftover from remodeling the house and a band of cherry around the lid and lined with gold glitter Christmas wrap. This is a Christmas gift for my wife.

-- Still trying to master kindling making





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 12-30-2014 12:50 PM

Love the spalted maple…. & the sentiment!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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CFrye

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#2 posted 12-30-2014 12:57 PM

The pictures don’t do it justice. This is really beautiful. I love it (and him). It may even inspire my to clean off my desk so I can see it while on the computer!

-- God bless, Candy

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DIYaholic

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#3 posted 12-30-2014 01:03 PM


....It may even inspire my to clean off my desk so I can see it while on the computer!

- CFrye

If you use the picture for your computer “desk top” &/or screen saver….
You would not have to clean your desk!!!
Just an idea, to get you more shop time….

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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Chris Cook

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#4 posted 12-30-2014 01:36 PM

Thanks! You’ve inspired an anniversary present!

-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""

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#5 posted 12-30-2014 03:41 PM

That’s gorgeous. Bet you made “brownie” points with that one.

-- AP--I thought growing old would take longer.

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#6 posted 12-30-2014 03:59 PM

Love the grain combo and the Purple Heart

focal point, perfect!

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#7 posted 12-30-2014 05:04 PM

Well done. Great gift.

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

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#8 posted 12-30-2014 09:11 PM

Beautiful piece. I’m a big fan of spalted maple.

-- Marty, Ohio

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Mean_Dean

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#9 posted 12-31-2014 12:58 AM

What a beautiful project—and sentiment! I’m sure Candy loves it!

(And Candy, you’re right about cleaning off the desk—my New Years resolution is to get crap out of my house! She’s gunna get a stem-to-stern cleaning out!)

-- Dean

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MadJester

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#10 posted 12-31-2014 04:44 AM

That’s friggin’ awesome!!

-- Sue~ Mad Jester Woodworks, "Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom" Thomas Carlyle

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#11 posted 12-31-2014 08:28 AM

Perfect wood for hearth.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 01-14-2015 12:34 PM

This is very beautiful. Nice thoughts.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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