Louis XVI Secretary

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Project by Charles-Etienne Sauvé-Faucher posted 02-09-2010 08:54 PM 2501 views 4 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Louix XVI Secretary

-- Charles-Etienne Sauvé-Faucher, Ebéniste.

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#1 posted 02-09-2010 08:56 PM

That’s some excellent work Charles a fine piece to be proud of for sure.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-09-2010 08:57 PM

Wow, absolutely gorgeous desk! That inlay is spectacular!!

Nice “stache”, too :^)

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 02-09-2010 09:00 PM

Great job, very nice roll top desk we don’t see too many of those on here.
Tres beau travail !!

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#4 posted 02-09-2010 09:00 PM

That is a beautiful piece. I would love to see more photos.

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

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#5 posted 02-09-2010 09:12 PM


-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#6 posted 02-09-2010 09:22 PM

That is a very impressive piece of craftsmanship.

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#7 posted 02-09-2010 10:03 PM

Yes, more photos and construction notes…please…materials used, plan source, ect.

-- Randy, Tupelo, MS ~ A man who honors his wife will have children who honor their father.

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#8 posted 02-09-2010 10:09 PM

Good to see more young peoples making such fine furniture…You will go far I am sure..
I too would appreciate a shot of the finished piece..That compass rose will just pop …

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#9 posted 02-09-2010 10:22 PM

simply one of the nicest desks to be listed on LJ… that inlay work looks detailed and amazing…. would like to see some finish on this and see how well it stands out… nice work…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#10 posted 02-09-2010 10:33 PM

Beautiful desk Charles. Your really upping your game now.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#11 posted 02-09-2010 10:36 PM

Now thats beautiful desk! You should be proud that.

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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#12 posted 02-09-2010 11:05 PM

What a nice desk, cool inlay.

-- --RoB, Florida

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#13 posted 02-09-2010 11:32 PM

nice work the compas rose came out great

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#14 posted 02-09-2010 11:46 PM

Beautifully executed!


-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#15 posted 02-10-2010 12:36 AM

Excellent work. I particularly like the inlay. I really would like to know more about the wood and the finish. Was the inlay done with veneer or small pieces of wood?

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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