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Wine Tower #2

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Project by Packman posted 10-04-2009 11:52 PM 1579 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another wedding gift … this one is for a friend of my daughters. The main tower is made of solid Mahogany, the tower cap has a piece of maple sandwiched between two pieces of Bubinga, and the base legs are made of African Kiaat. All finished with a semi-gloss spray on lacquer.

I made the base a little wider on this one (take note Jim) and either side of the tower can be loaded without causing any stability issues.

Ray

-- Handcrafted by RJ Paquin - Ohio





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mtkate

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#1 posted 10-04-2009 11:56 PM

Interesting, though I would always freak with the bottles hanging out like that (I have big clumsy dogs… it would be a disaster…)

What is that thing in the 4th photo with the brushes?

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Packman

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#2 posted 10-05-2009 12:11 AM

The 4th photo was taken while the tower was being carved on a cnc router.

Ray

-- Handcrafted by RJ Paquin - Ohio

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 10-05-2009 12:21 AM

I was going to say what fantastic carving, but I guess yoiu didn’t do it. Very good job anyway, I’ll never tell ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 10-05-2009 05:53 AM

Looks great. Thr carving gives it the POP!

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#5 posted 10-19-2009 04:29 AM

This is really a great project. The detail is great. Definitely a great gift.

-- Ed E. " Taking one board at a time "

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Packman

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#6 posted 11-10-2009 02:11 AM

PrairieFire …. you can add bottles on either side. I purposely overloaded the left side to demonstrate the stability. The tower is made of a single piece of Mahogany so there is a lot of mass and did widen the bottom of #2 versus the first one I made. The first one was very stable, but this one is much better.

Ray

-- Handcrafted by RJ Paquin - Ohio

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