Another use for veneer

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Project by JustplaneJeff posted 11-13-2017 11:15 PM 1549 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been thinking of some different projects to use some veneer on since I stumbled on about 20,000 square ft and bought it 4 years ago. More than I’ll use in my lifetime. First pic is beech veneer with a walnut and ash case and second pic is birdseye maple with a walnut case. The last pics is what they look like with the lights off. So what do you think. Jeff. { Sorry last two pictures are sideways, cant figure out how to rotate them.}

-- JustplaneJeff

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#1 posted 11-13-2017 11:47 PM

Very clever

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#2 posted 11-14-2017 12:03 AM

Very cleaver and make a beautiful warm glow. I love it.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#3 posted 11-14-2017 12:09 AM

What a Great Idea. Nice job.

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#4 posted 11-14-2017 12:31 AM

Good choice of veneer to use, grain stands out. What did you use as backing to the veneer?

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#5 posted 11-14-2017 01:02 AM

I sandwich the veneer between 2 pieces of glass and insert them in a groove in the solid wood to hold them together. lid comes off to access led bulb

-- JustplaneJeff

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#6 posted 11-14-2017 03:26 AM

cool idea just wondering how well it will hold up even between two pieces of glass.

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#7 posted 11-14-2017 03:58 AM

I really like how the grain shines through. Very nice looking. Well done.

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#8 posted 11-14-2017 05:23 AM

Very warm and inviting light

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#9 posted 11-14-2017 07:46 AM

That’s beautiful buddy. Nice use.

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#10 posted 11-14-2017 05:22 PM

Jeff, this is a beautiful light and a real eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#11 posted 11-14-2017 09:03 PM

That’s pretty! Do you have any QSWO veneer you’d like to part with?

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#12 posted 11-15-2017 02:43 AM

Ill check on the QSWO

-- JustplaneJeff

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#13 posted 11-15-2017 07:04 AM

Ill check on the QSWO

- JustplaneJeff


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#14 posted 11-15-2017 11:35 PM

Very cool – I’d definitely like to make some of these.

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#15 posted 12-01-2017 05:21 PM

Very nice looking lamp—I love the use of the veneer!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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