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This is oak and walnut. Style was copied from David Marks’ show Woodworks on DIY channel. This one was silent auctioned for charity.
-- Randy, DeKalb, Illinois
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#1 posted 12-28-2008 03:54 AM
Incredible work! Is that red oak or white oak? I can’t see the grain well enough in the photo to tell. I would not have thought of combining those two, but the contrast is great. I will consider that pairing the future. Thanks for sharing.
-- mhawkins2 - why does my wife keep parking her car in my shop :)?
#2 posted 12-28-2008 04:00 AM
It is red oak. The top and side panels are red oak 3/4 plywood with solid wood edges.
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#3 posted 12-28-2008 05:26 AM
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#4 posted 12-28-2008 05:44 AM
SHE’S A REAL BEAUTY
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
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#5 posted 12-28-2008 06:12 AM
Great piece Randal. What did it bring?
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia email@example.com †
#6 posted 12-28-2008 06:28 AM
The auction brought $350. To a good cause, so I’m very happy about it.
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#7 posted 12-28-2008 06:32 AM
I remember that show! Great job!
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#8 posted 12-28-2008 07:46 AM
Wow, you did this project justice for sure, nice work!
-- Bob A in NJ
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#9 posted 12-28-2008 01:00 PM
Nice job! I really like the lines on this piece.
-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"
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#10 posted 12-28-2008 01:53 PM
Wow…Great job…looks great
-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †
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#11 posted 12-28-2008 07:31 PM
There is some great craftsmanship in this piece, well done!
You are killing me with only one picture! Any progress photos or other angles to add?
-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com
#12 posted 12-28-2008 08:52 PM
Sorry, I only had this one picture before it was auctioned off.
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#13 posted 12-29-2008 05:40 AM
I have those two episodes taped!! You did a great job!! Nice dresser!!
-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX
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#14 posted 12-30-2008 04:43 AM
very nice, looks like it came together for you
-- Allegheny Woodshop
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#15 posted 12-30-2008 07:56 PM
Very nice, I saw that episode and you did David proud…excellent choice of woods and outstanding craftsmanship.
-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA
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