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Project by hazbro posted 06-08-2010 03:26 AM 2121 views 10 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the new headboard promised to my better half for valentine’s day….finally done. It was pre stained and sealed before gluing due to the two tone aspect. It’s a walnut frame, 1 1/4” and 1 3/4” thicknesses and 5 panels of goncala alves @ 3/4” thick.

I did absolutely no sanding on this piece, I sharpened or replaced all the jointer/planer knives and TS blade. The rest was hand scraped smooth.

My first “newtique” piece.

thanks for looking.

-- measure once, keep cuttin' til it fits





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#1 posted 06-08-2010 03:32 AM

This looks great a little late but well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 06-08-2010 03:45 AM

Wow, those panels sure are pretty!

Really nice job on this.

I’m guessing that better late than never was probably just fine in this situation?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#3 posted 06-08-2010 03:46 AM

Nice headboard.

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#4 posted 06-08-2010 04:36 AM

Very nice. It gives you something nice to look at, late at night.

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#5 posted 06-08-2010 04:46 AM

Fantastic! That is a really nice wood combination. The panel wood has a very nice grain. I know your wife really must like it alot.

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#6 posted 06-08-2010 05:10 AM

Absolutely beautiful! You did good, I bet your wife loves it :)

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

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#7 posted 06-08-2010 06:39 PM

Great looking head board!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 06-08-2010 07:51 PM

sweet lookin headboard two tones fantastic

-- Ken, Tallahassee,FL

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#9 posted 06-10-2010 04:51 AM

Hazbro…Well done! You have a wonderful contrast that really sets off the wood grain. Your wife’s gonna love it.

-- Bob Simmons, Las Vegas, NV, http://TheApprenticeandTheJourneyman.com

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