Wild Cherry Mantle

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Project by stitchop posted 1908 days ago 1093 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first time working with cherry, I found it to be a joy to work with. These particular boards were from a single wild cherry tree. My uncle had stored these boards for about 10 years before he paid me in wood for a computer desk I built for him out of ceder.
Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 1908 days ago

Love that cherry warm color nice figure . very nice work

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#2 posted 1908 days ago

Nice mantle.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 1908 days ago

Great looking mantel and hearth.

I would say you got a pretty good barter there with the cherry. Let me know if your uncle needs any more work done. I will take payment in wood any day.

Thanks for sharing.

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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#4 posted 1908 days ago

Very nice job and looks great. Did you have mill the board are were they all ready mill for you.

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#5 posted 1908 days ago

Very sharp indeed. Cherry is one of my favorite woods.

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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#6 posted 1907 days ago

Beautiful seasoned timber. You should be very happy with the result…......great job and design.

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#7 posted 1907 days ago

Beautiful job. That cherry has a very warm look. Looks fantastic.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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