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Project by oicurn2it2 posted 1605 days ago 1364 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my version of a child gate ,a lil over the top mabey ,but hopefuly inprinting a young mind to the beauty of wood . my client wanted somthing atop the stairs that was nice but functional still able to be an asset to the home the frame is barnwood and the slats came from a choice piece of quilted ,curly, flame ,spalted maple i had held on to for a couple of yrs some wood just demands the right project , i resawed the slats out of the slab and copped a couple that didnt fit in to the pattern for inlays down the road, clear semigloss lacqure popped it pretty good

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#1 posted 1605 days ago

great work … looks real sturdy, and functional.

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#2 posted 1605 days ago

Nice job, my friend. Beauty maple.

Happy Thanksgiving.

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#3 posted 1605 days ago

Unique project and great wood

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#4 posted 1604 days ago

At first glance it looks just like a gate but taking a closer look I can see you put a lot of thinking into it. Bookmatched lats with a slight angle to each one. A nice curve along the top and I also like to corner lap joints. Really suits the house also.

Nice work.

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