inlay black locust salad servers

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Project by rusticandy posted 12-05-2010 11:29 PM 4823 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I foolishly decided to make Christmas gifts again this year. I found a black locust slab in my pile that ended up having 26 salad servers in it! I ended up with 13 sets of salad servers after about 25 hours of work. General Finishes salad bowl finish is a wonderful finish, and it dries quickly also. Ended up wiping on four coats.

-- rustic andy

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#1 posted 12-05-2010 11:31 PM

Oh- the inlay is Chrysocolla, mica, and Lapis Lazuli!!!

-- rustic andy

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#2 posted 12-05-2010 11:48 PM

Andy they are great nice curves and again your impressive inlay.
I’m sure they are going to be well received.

I made a set from Railway Ties, not nice but that was what they wanted and as they had bought a full dining room suite. how could I say no.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#3 posted 12-06-2010 12:29 AM

These are very artistic salad servers great job and super gifts.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 12-06-2010 12:55 AM


-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 12-06-2010 01:29 AM

Nice gifts Andy, they really look great !!!!!

-- Dan Wiggins

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#6 posted 12-06-2010 03:30 AM

Nothing foolish about these gifts! I think they will be greatly appreciated. Thanks for sharing.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#7 posted 12-06-2010 06:59 AM

Great work Andy! They really look nice! Keep it up!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#8 posted 12-09-2010 03:51 PM

Nicely done! I like ergonomic handles, as they look like they would be very comfortable to use. The inlay is quite impressive and each has it’s own wonderful design.

-- "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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