Zebrawood and Koa Bookends

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Project by vicrider posted 07-08-2010 12:14 AM 2084 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My last post on the Koa boxes brought these to mind. Here is a set of bookends I did last year to repay a friend for repairing my boat. the Koa is 1 7/8” thick with 1/4” zebrawood veneer on the sides. They are weighted internally on the bottom half with scrap lead from my dentist’s x-ray lab. They weigh about 3 lbs each. The last pic shows them in work.

-- vicrider

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#1 posted 07-08-2010 02:49 AM

I love Zebrawood and anything made with it. These turned out nicely. Have not thought of getting lead from the dentist, may be a good idea further down the road.

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#2 posted 07-08-2010 03:13 AM

Cool book ends

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 07-10-2010 07:39 AM

I love Koa. I still have a couple little pieces to do something with. Beautiful work!

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#4 posted 08-02-2010 01:26 AM

Max…...........your work is always so refined and with a definite delicate touch combined with “substance”. At least that is how I view your work.

Always nice to see your projects


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