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Project by Don posted 07-18-2009 06:23 PM 992 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got tired of looking at the plain old standard fireplace that came with my townhome so I ripped it all down one day.

After I finished huffing and puffing was done, I built this surround out of Jatoba. Without a doubt, this was the hardest piece I have ever done with the angles, design and not to mention just working with Jatoba. If you’ve ever worked with Jatoba, you know what I mean….

The white wood was a purchase, I’m not that good…..

For some reason, my Golden Retriever (Snickers) seems oblivious to all my hard work. Dogs can be so critical…..

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca





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spanky46

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#1 posted 07-18-2009 10:56 PM

Very nice!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#2 posted 07-18-2009 10:57 PM

Off topic, but love your avatar. Looks like you have good taste :)

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#3 posted 07-19-2009 05:43 AM

Looks beautiful Don

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 07-23-2009 12:34 AM

Nice project! Nice Golden…....but the avatar is misspelled!! It should be a ‘B’ !!

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Don

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#5 posted 07-31-2009 02:50 AM

After the playoffs this year…..no comment :o)

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca

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