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Project by grosa posted 09-28-2016 02:59 AM 667 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Back to the Keys for another job install. This piece was about 30 feet long and 9 feet tall wall of artifacts from the Florida keys. Everything in that room we made at S + L Millworks. It is made from Sapele, blue laminate, brushed aluminum. Ron designed it, Diego and I built it, Bill sprayed the finish and Chris did all the graphic design work. The finish on the Sapele is pre cat lacquer.

-- Have a great day.

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#1 posted 09-28-2016 12:06 PM


-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#2 posted 09-28-2016 02:20 PM

The whole exhibit is beautiful.
That Sapele was an excellent choice.
I always enjoy seeing your work.
Your shop turns out some great stuff !

-- Eric, central Florida

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#3 posted 09-28-2016 04:03 PM

Nice…really nice. The five of you should be really proud of that.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#4 posted 09-28-2016 07:09 PM

Nothing like being part of a winning team. I miss that from my shipyard days.
You guys are definitely a winning team. Enjoy the ride. Some day you will have great memories of these days.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#5 posted 09-28-2016 08:45 PM

Wow! That’s a gorgeous installation.
What I wouldn’t do to be part of something like that.

-- "woodworker with an asterisk"

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#6 posted 09-28-2016 10:56 PM


As a History major with a degree in museum management – thank you for using woodworking to promote History in such an attractive fashion.

As a woodworker – thank you for posting this project (which might get other wood workers to take an interest in History).

Great job

-- Leafherder

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#7 posted 09-29-2016 12:34 AM

Beautiful display. I love the Keys, where is this being displayed?

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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#8 posted 09-29-2016 09:55 PM

This is at the islander resort.

-- Have a great day.

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#9 posted 09-30-2016 03:02 AM

Thank you leafherder.

-- Have a great day.

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