Southern Huntboard Reproduction in Mahogany (c. 1825)

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Project by RammerJammer posted 1550 days ago 2898 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 1550 days ago

WOW! That’s a superb piece of work.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#2 posted 1550 days ago

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 1550 days ago

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 1550 days ago

Beautifulpiece! Great craftsmanship! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 1550 days ago

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

-- Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 1550 days ago

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.

-- Custom furniture

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matt garcia

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#7 posted 1550 days ago

Very nice indeed!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#8 posted 1549 days ago

Beautiful work. Thanks for sharing

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#9 posted 1549 days ago

Thats a beautiful peice.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 1549 days ago

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

-- Frank Thomas, Grand Rapids, MI

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#11 posted 1549 days ago

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 1549 days ago

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 1543 days ago

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 †

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#14 posted 1511 days ago

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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