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Project by cypresswoodworker posted 03-28-2009 03:08 PM 4380 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A freind gave me this pile of mahogany sticks that he didn’t know what to do with!! Now he wants them back Hee Hee


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#1 posted 03-28-2009 03:45 PM

Nice, how big is that?

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#2 posted 03-28-2009 03:50 PM

four feet long…30” wide.1 1/2 thick…Weighs about 40 lbs.Hand planed for 4 hours and then took it to a freinds cabinet shop and ran it 20 times on both sides through a 50” sander.I’m used to working with soft cypress..Mahogany is HARD !!
Will start on the legs soon,Doing the design on google sketchup right now.


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#3 posted 03-28-2009 10:33 PM

Another great project . Free Mahogany is hard to turn down.


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#4 posted 05-21-2009 07:49 PM

Thanks for the post – I’m about to put on some breadboards myself on some butcher blocks , so it’s always nice to see another view of what it looks like on the inside.

so you think mahogany is hard…. wait till you work with rock maple…. YIKES.

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