Southern Huntboard Reproduction in Mahogany (c. 1825)

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Project by RammerJammer posted 01-24-2010 05:05 PM 4308 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was created as a display piece for our new shop. Built from solid mahogany with traditional mortise and tenon and dovetail joinery. Features double tapered legs, solid antique brass hardware form the great folks at Horton Brasses. Finished in General Finishes Antique Brown Gel Stain, a dozen coats of shellac, and hand rubbed paste wax.

This piece is currently for sale.

-- If at first you don't succeed, save the pieces for a smaller project ~

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#1 posted 01-24-2010 05:29 PM

WOW! That’s a superb piece of work.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#2 posted 01-24-2010 05:31 PM

Very nice job. I am very grateful the postings from the more experienced craftsmen and women. They are always a learning opportunity ab]nd give me something to aspire to.

Oh, and I like your signature line. ha!

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#3 posted 01-24-2010 06:03 PM

Oh wow. I am currently watching Charles Neil’s DVD on his build of a hunt board. It’s neat to be able to connect the dots on how these things should be built.

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#4 posted 01-24-2010 06:06 PM

Beautifulpiece! Great craftsmanship! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 01-24-2010 06:14 PM

Excellent piece of craftsmanship! Great job, Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 01-24-2010 07:11 PM

Hey RJ
This huntboard just reeks of quality of workmanship and master furniture maker I think it’s under priced at $3950. A fine build and classic design.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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matt garcia

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#7 posted 01-24-2010 08:16 PM

Very nice indeed!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#8 posted 01-25-2010 05:44 AM

Beautiful work. Thanks for sharing

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#9 posted 01-25-2010 05:49 AM

Thats a beautiful peice.

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#10 posted 01-25-2010 09:28 AM

Obviously the product of a skilled and studied craftsman. Lovely piece.

-- Frank Thomas, Grand Rapids, MI

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#11 posted 01-25-2010 04:27 PM

Nice work! Great proportions and my personal thing-great finish. It really glows and comes off as warm. Makes you want to touch it. For the record-those are American made brasses by Horton Brasses.

-- Horton Brasses Inc, makers of fine reproduction brass and iron hardware

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#12 posted 01-25-2010 06:52 PM

Beautifully done piece, and I agree with Jim, worth more than the asking price.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 01-31-2010 07:16 AM

A great looking sideboard.

Very beautiful.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#14 posted 03-04-2010 04:23 AM

Thank you everyone for your kind and humbling comments. Haven’t been able to be as active on the forum as I would like, but I love the interaction and community involvement here.

-- If at first you don't succeed, save the pieces for a smaller project ~

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