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This wood is beautiful! Waterlox really made grain wood pop!
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#1 posted 03-04-2010 04:34 PM
Wow very sweet , looks great.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#2 posted 03-04-2010 04:34 PM
ooooo, and aaaaawwwww doesn’t cover this one…. Looks GREAT!!!!!!!!!
-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)
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#3 posted 03-04-2010 06:36 PM
It does look very nice. Is it cherry?. What did you finish it with?
-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM
#4 posted 03-04-2010 06:58 PM
thanks all! The wood is sapele 1 5/8 in thick. Finished with 7 hand rubbed coats of waterlox. I used waterlox so it can be repaired or recoated in the future after my customers little kids get done beating it up..
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#5 posted 03-04-2010 08:11 PM
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#6 posted 03-05-2010 12:20 AM
I do like that grain. I may have to try som Waterlox. I have some really interesting rosewood just dying to become something. Where can you get that stuff? I am not familiar with that brand.
-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc
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#7 posted 03-05-2010 02:57 AM
beautiful wood. look at that out feed table. thats sinful you have it and not me.
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#8 posted 03-05-2010 03:54 AM
Beautiful top. The finish looks great. I was just recently looking at some sapele at the lumberyard. It reminds me of mahogany somewhat..just a slight more brown in color. At $6 bd ft , it is cheaper than mahogany.
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