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Project by Maclegno posted 1550 days ago 1739 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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This is a Side-Table/Stool which I made a couple of years ago and have now Retro-fitted with Celtic Inlays. These were made using Bamboo skewers which we use here in Italy to barbecue Spiedini and exactly fit a 1/8” router bit channel.
The core is Fir with Cherry edges and the top and sides are covered with 1cm Walnut. I made a large Finger-joint jig with angled attachment specially for this (see one of my previous Projects). I liked the idea of trying finger-joints with two contrasting woods.
I have made several pieces similar to this, which is a little less than 12” high, and find them invaluable, particularly when we entertain. They are equally useful for parking drinks and as extra seating, children love them. I finish them with oil and varnish so wet glasses don’t stain them. Anyway after a couple of years use you can sand and refinish them in an hour.
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IMG_2928 (1296 x 1944)
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IMG_2933 (1944 x 1296)
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This is a bonus for all the LUMBERJILLS
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-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy





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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#1 posted 1550 days ago

That is some beautiful inlays. Goodjob.

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Dennis Fletcher

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#2 posted 1550 days ago

Very nice, I love the inlays

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bigike

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#3 posted 1550 days ago

great work, you got the inlay celtic knots down to a science. :)

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Cozmo35

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#4 posted 1550 days ago

You get better with each project!!

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

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1550 days ago

Great job Mac beautiful work

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stefang

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#6 posted 1549 days ago

Nice work Gerard. It looks like you have aced those Celtic knotwork inlays.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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tyskkvinna

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#7 posted 1549 days ago

this turned out fantastic!

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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mtkate

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#8 posted 1549 days ago

Love those inlays.

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