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Project by mrtrim posted 11-09-2007 08:42 PM 3320 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

heres some brazilian cherry wainscoting i did a while back . the wood looks great but its harder than concrete !
it ruined the drivers in my nailguns. and just a tip for anyone who dosent know if the sawdust gets wet it will permanently stain a lot of surfaces especially concrete. this wood also darkens very quickly so if you stack it you should cover the stack if its gonna sit for very long. i learned this the hard way ! it is also quite unstable it likes to twist and warp . but the end result is worth the aggrevation in my opinion the moulding in the boxes is a rabbeted panel molding





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gbvinc

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#1 posted 11-09-2007 08:58 PM

Nice!

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#2 posted 11-09-2007 09:06 PM

Man, that is some gorgeous wood. Of course I’m sure the way you put it together has a little to do with it.

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

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#3 posted 11-09-2007 10:46 PM

Beautiful work, MrTrim. That must really be some hard wood.

Are you able to replace the “drivers” in your nail guns?

Does anybody know if “dry firing” a nail gun will damage it?

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#4 posted 11-09-2007 11:45 PM

That is some beautiful craftsmanship, & very nice wood.

My son recently helped install about 1800’ of flooring in a home.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#5 posted 11-10-2007 12:47 AM

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#6 posted 11-10-2007 06:16 AM

Great work! Why doesn’t that surprise me?

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#7 posted 11-10-2007 07:32 AM

Some pretty thoughtful arrangement there! Really nice – and the color of the wood – gorgeous!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#8 posted 11-10-2007 12:40 PM

This came out great. What is the finish?

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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#9 posted 11-10-2007 12:46 PM

Looks great!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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mrtrim

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#10 posted 11-10-2007 03:26 PM

you guys post comments that make me very proud of my work however you also post projects that make me very humble. overall i just feel very fortunate to be part of this community. thank you one and all .

tom .. yes you can replace the drivers and im not sure about dry fireing

gizmo .. im not sure what the finish is , these folks hired a pro to come in and finish it after i was done , i dont get to finish a lot of my work.

evry one..thank you for the nice comments

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#11 posted 11-11-2007 02:42 AM

Beautiful wood, wonderful craftsmanship! – you are truly an artist – very nice!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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