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Project by thewoodwhisperer posted 2476 days ago 4417 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the little sideboard that goes with the larger Wenge Armoire. I think I would be happy if I never touch wenge again in my life!!! :)

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Obi

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#1 posted 2476 days ago

what’s the problem with Wenge?

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 2476 days ago

Ditto my comments on tha armoire.

By the way, it looks like you could use a few more clamps. :-)

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

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Obi

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#3 posted 2476 days ago

Looks beatiful though. Very nice contrasts

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thewoodwhisperer

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#4 posted 2476 days ago

Well, several problems with wenge. Its very heavy and dense. Its tough on the tools. It produces a dust that actually hurts when it hits your skin. Makes you realize how far your tablesaw kicks those particles. It will give you hundreds of splinters of all sizes. From ones that hurt like hell to ones that you dont even realize are there. And finally, the dust is more like dirt than dust. You will come in the house looking like you’ve been diggin’ ditches all day. Other than that, its an absolute blast! ;)

-- For free video tutorials and other cool woodworking stuff, check out http://www.TheWoodWhisperer.com

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David

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#5 posted 2476 days ago

Nice compliment to the amoire. Again not my style but I do appreciate the work & detail. Noice job!

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Frank Boer

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#6 posted 2476 days ago

It’s just like a vault

-- Frank Boer, Holland

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Karson

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#7 posted 2476 days ago

A great addition. Is all of the rest of the furniture in their house The stainless steel variety.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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thewoodwhisperer

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#8 posted 2476 days ago

Frank nailed it, lol. It actually does look like some kind of vault! That’s funny.

From what I understand, the client has lots of unique furniture items and this one just adds to the collection. I doubt they have a lot of stainless steel furniture though.

-- For free video tutorials and other cool woodworking stuff, check out http://www.TheWoodWhisperer.com

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Dorje

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#9 posted 2476 days ago

My word – there’s more! Nice to see some of your recent projects on LJ!

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

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MsDebbieP

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#10 posted 2476 days ago

Ok. I did like the armoire, although my first thought was a refrigerator… this looks like gym lockers to me and not as appealing.
but the workmanship is wonderful and if the client loves it then it is perfect

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#11 posted 2475 days ago

Nice complement to the armoire.

3 photos – Yeah!

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

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Thos. Angle

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#12 posted 2475 days ago

Marc, I think I gotta go see the armoire. This is defintely unique. Not my style but very well done, indeed.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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teenagewoodworker

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#13 posted 2360 days ago

for some reason i actually like the style. it came out great too. and i didn’t know that information about Wenge. i guess you learn something new every day.

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Sonny

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#14 posted 2187 days ago

very contemporary very nice…...........

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Matthew Harrold

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#15 posted 765 days ago

is wenge a very expensive wood? I’ve never used it!

-- ''if you don't know what it does... don't f*** about with it'' - Ivan Hill, my grand farther

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