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Trilogy - a Colinnear rip off

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Project by bibb posted 08-05-2010 05:02 AM 2792 views 17 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Trilogy
A trilogy: a set of three works of art that are connected, and that can be seen either as a single work or as three individual works.

Yes I admit this is s rip off of from one of our own Lumberjocks Truimph1. I saw his piece, Colinnear http://lumberjocks.com/projects/27350 , a while ago and something about it spoke to me. I especially liked the way Jeff turned the back of the boxes into a design element by using a full overlay technique and contrasting wood. I wanted to try it myself and the material that I had in my shop lent itself to the same design.
My interpretation “Trilogy” has a different base than Jeff’s (mine is just a simple floating base while Jeff’s is an interlocking affair.
Walnut, curly maple, ebony with rosewood drawer fronts. 25” x 6” x 4”
Thanks to Jeff for his inspiration and our fellow Lumberjocks for sharing ideas and support.
Cheers and yes I did get Jeff’s blessings to copy and share.
Bibb

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need katanadesign.com





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grizzman

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#1 posted 08-05-2010 05:10 AM

very nice looking…i love the wood used ..they go well together…you did a grand job here…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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mmh

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#2 posted 08-05-2010 06:19 AM

Very nice way to show off that beautiful Rosewood!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Karson

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#3 posted 08-05-2010 06:23 AM

Beautiful set of cabinets.

A great design and implementation.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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Edward83

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#4 posted 08-05-2010 07:03 AM

Georgeous

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

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michelletwo

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#5 posted 08-05-2010 11:24 AM

class act, giving credit for the inspiration…classy boxes too!

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#6 posted 08-05-2010 12:15 PM

3 X Well Done, my Friend!! :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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SPalm

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#7 posted 08-05-2010 01:15 PM

Very nice. I have that design favorited and stare at it often.
You did a very nice job on this.
I really like it.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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blockhead

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#8 posted 08-05-2010 01:28 PM

Simply beautiful! The woods are just fantastic and I love the handles. Finish is perfect as well.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#9 posted 08-05-2010 03:11 PM

Very nice choice of woods

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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WoodenFrog

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#10 posted 08-05-2010 03:27 PM

Super looking trio!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#11 posted 08-05-2010 06:26 PM

Wonderful set of boxes. Ditto on the credit to Jeff. Classy.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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Div

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#12 posted 08-05-2010 08:44 PM

Me like plenty! Nice work, bibb.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#13 posted 08-05-2010 11:43 PM

Bibb….it is beautiful. It makes a person feel pretty good inside when somebody else wants to show them their interpretation of their work…and even better when the work is done so well. I love the drawer fronts. It looks like a landscape to me. And the pulls have have a great shape to them.

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#14 posted 08-07-2010 12:42 AM

thumbs up!

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

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#15 posted 08-07-2010 12:56 AM

They say imitation is the surest form of flattery…and so it is in this case. A beautiful interpretation which enhances the original. Great job Bibb….I bet that is some of that nice rosewood from Deni? (that I need to put to use soon) and kudos to Jeff for the design.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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