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Project by Stanley Coker posted 01-03-2010 03:11 PM 1987 views 6 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Christmas present for my Mother and Father-in-law. Made out of curly maple from a local supplier. Not bad for just $3.50 a board foot. When I first put a finish on it, which was golden oak Danish oil, I almost had a heart attack. The color was awful, to me it was a mustard yellow color. After some suggestions from fellow LJ’s, I wiped it down 2 times with laquer thinner and after a LOT of sanding, I think it turned out decent.
A big thanks to my fellow Lumberjocks

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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#1 posted 01-03-2010 03:30 PM

.....This is definetely very nice arts & craft sideboard. Very beautifully made piece of furniture out of beautiful wood. Great present for special people.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 01-03-2010 03:45 PM

Boy that ended up comming out fine.

Good job,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 01-03-2010 03:46 PM

Wow! Nice looking piece. I’m sure it’s very much appreciated. An heirloom indeed.


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#4 posted 01-03-2010 03:49 PM

Very nice, Good save on the finish!

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#5 posted 01-03-2010 03:55 PM

Home Run!

Very nice piece!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#6 posted 01-03-2010 04:14 PM

That curly maple is magnificent!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 01-03-2010 04:20 PM

That is very pretty !

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#8 posted 01-03-2010 04:29 PM

Wow, looks awesome.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#9 posted 01-03-2010 04:37 PM

stunning!! stunning!! and .. ah.. Stunning!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#10 posted 01-03-2010 05:15 PM

Awesome recovery!!!! You should mess the finish up the first time everytime.

-- Fred.... Poconos, PA ---- Chairwright in the making ----

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#11 posted 01-03-2010 05:41 PM

That is a beautiful piece Stan.

The finish came out fantastic.

I bet you in-laws love it !

That Curly Maple is unbelievable !

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#12 posted 01-03-2010 07:15 PM

That’s a good looking piece of furniture.
Keep it up

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#13 posted 01-03-2010 07:27 PM

It turned out great! Gotta love those LJ’s. Always there when you need them.

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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#14 posted 01-03-2010 10:08 PM

waaaaaaaaaaaaauuuuv that´s an eyecatcher
that wood !!!!!!!!!!


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#15 posted 01-03-2010 10:52 PM

Gorgeous job. nice grain.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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