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Project by Jerry posted 11-05-2017 07:55 PM 791 views 4 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to go for some contrast and detail this time. I chose a Greek Key for the inlay and an Asian motif for the handle,

The handle is brass pinned White Oak using the the Shou Sugi Ban method for the finish ( fancy way of saying charred wood ).

I used some mosaics I purchased from a knifemaking supply company for the corner detail.

The sides are joined using a simple miter cut, and the top and bottom panels are captured in 1/4” dadoes.

Bottom panel ( not shown ) is Alder, and the liner is 3/8” Spanish cedar.

Finish is beeswax, mineral spirits, walnut oil, and teak oil.

About 31 hours start to finish, up for sale in Gallery Calipooia for $840.00

Wish me luck! :-/

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/





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majuvla

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#1 posted 11-05-2017 08:03 PM

That inlay is trully magnificant. I like contrasting colours – black and natural wood. The handle looks quite interesting.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Jerry

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#2 posted 11-05-2017 08:11 PM



That inlay is trully magnificant. I like contrasting colours – black and natural wood. The handle looks quite interesting.

- majuvla

Thanks Ivan, and thanks for looking!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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firefighterontheside

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#3 posted 11-05-2017 09:57 PM

Wow Jerry, this is amazing. I always love walnut with contrasting wood.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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Jerry

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#4 posted 11-05-2017 10:06 PM



Wow Jerry, this is amazing. I always love walnut with contrasting wood.

- firefighterontheside

Thanks Bill! I’m trying to up my game in the wood choice and design department. The next one is hopefully going to be even better.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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drewpy

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#5 posted 11-05-2017 11:16 PM

Absolutely stunning. I love the woods, the detail and the craftsmanship is A+. Good luck with the sale.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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Jerry

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#6 posted 11-05-2017 11:30 PM



Absolutely stunning. I love the woods, the detail and the craftsmanship is A+. Good luck with the sale.

- drewpy


Thanks Drew, your kind comments are music to my eyes. I can hope, right?

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#7 posted 11-06-2017 12:10 AM

Excellent build – inside and out! Truly unique. Good luck with the sale!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#8 posted 11-06-2017 12:52 AM

Really cool and unusual build, lots of detail. Best of luck.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Jerry

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#9 posted 11-06-2017 01:35 AM



Excellent build – inside and out! Truly unique. Good luck with the sale!

- ronstar

Thanks a bunch Ron, really appreciate it!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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Jerry

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#10 posted 11-06-2017 01:35 AM



Really cool and unusual build, lots of detail. Best of luck.

- Bobsboxes

Thanks Bob, very much appreciate your commenta.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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doubleDD

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#11 posted 11-06-2017 02:50 AM

Sure looks like you’re upping your game Jerry. have to give yoyu a lot of credit for challenging yourself to new adventures. Well done and good luck on the sale.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Jerry

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#12 posted 11-06-2017 02:53 AM


Sure looks like you re upping your game Jerry. have to give yoyu a lot of credit for challenging yourself to new adventures. Well done and good luck on the sale.

- doubleDD

Thanks so much Dave, I really appreciate it! Wait until you see what’s coming next…

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#13 posted 11-06-2017 06:41 AM

Purity nice, good to see you keeping busy and finding some artistic inspiration!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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Jerry

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#14 posted 11-06-2017 06:44 AM



Purity nice, good to see you keeping busy and finding some artistic inspiration!

- Andre


Hey Andre!

Good to hear from you again. Busy is my middle name these days!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#15 posted 11-06-2017 12:12 PM

Jerry, congratulations on a beautiful piece with flawless execution. It should sell quickly.

-- Art

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