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Project by andyboy posted 08-09-2016 02:40 AM 1009 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I bought this timber a couple of years ago. I believe it was retrieved from the river and then milled. The timber has a wood density of 995 kg/m3 at 12% mc. If this is compared to Pine (Radiata) which has a wood density of 460 kg/m3 you will start to realize this is a heavy dense timber.
The stitches in the rail are Osaige Orange which is an amazing naturally orange timber. The dvd/video box is removable.
The joints are epoxied miters. Inspired design from Chris Abbot and James Krenov.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.





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#1 posted 08-09-2016 03:26 AM

Andy!

Great piece. JK would say “It’s a symphony.” Chris Abbot Too! LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 08-09-2016 03:40 AM

Love the design

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 08-09-2016 07:31 PM

thats a very cool design i like how you used the osage orange to stitch the void on the cross arm,and i like the contemporary look overall.you did a nice job on this one.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#4 posted 08-09-2016 07:48 PM

It’s very attractive.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 08-10-2016 02:48 AM

Very nice piece Andy. Well done.

-- I never finish anyth

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#6 posted 08-10-2016 03:12 AM

Yippe! Top 3!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 08-11-2016 02:28 AM

beautiful project. I really like the design. The stitches in the rail look great. I like how the very linear and hard lines contrast with the natural “defect” in the wood

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 08-11-2016 04:43 PM

Very neat and unique!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 08-12-2016 08:30 PM

What a great combination of weight and weightlessness—and of rustic and modern design. The “stitching” is a great idea.

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#10 posted 08-12-2016 08:34 PM

What a great combination of weight and weightlessness—and of rustic and modern design. The “stitching” is a great idea.

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