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January 2, 2011
Just Finished wine cave for a freshley rebuilt restaurant that burnt down 1 year ago yesterday.
First shot is of exit to cave.
In reply to comment & questions. 8 fluted columns, & capitols & 3 carvings were I believe from India. The wood used was teak like,” semi oily ”, grain & figure of a quality mahogany, but harder than !!!!
The 6 of the capitols & columns were split & installed around 4- 6” steel columns which held up the rest of steel “wine bottle holding”portion of the cave.
After columns & capitols were applied, the arched soffets were designed, manufactureed, & installed .
Some if the specs were:
24 arches cut 44” dia.
Soffets 35” tall & 14.1/2” inches thick
A third carving was cut in half reworked to look as though the front carving at cave entrance was a single piece, shown in 5nd shot.
The highest ceiling at the cave is 15’-6 ”
The longest straight run of columns & soffet is 47’-6”, total run of 90’
The wine bottles that arch over you head are yet to be placed.
Richard your right,this is the new BarBaCoa, Boise





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SPHinTampa

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#1 posted 1305 days ago

Amazing work

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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BillyJ

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#2 posted 1305 days ago

Awesome work. Did you do the scroll work on the capital too?

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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Richard

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#3 posted 1305 days ago

Would thiss be for Barbacoa here in Boise? If not, it is still amaziing work? The heighth of the cave is on a grand scale. I love those pillars, it must of took alot of hours, great job

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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bobkberg

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#4 posted 1305 days ago

Amazing and beautiful. Love it!

-- Bob www.singularengineering.com - A sideline, not how I earn a living

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Jonathan

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#5 posted 1305 days ago

Very impressive work, very!

What did you choose for wood?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Cozmo35

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#6 posted 1305 days ago

I can’t imagine how many man hours went into this.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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Chip

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#7 posted 1305 days ago

That’s some terrific work LJCab. Must feel some wonderful pride after an effort like that. Great job!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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TJ65

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#8 posted 1304 days ago

wow thats pretty amazing stuff,
you cant get them to send me over just one of those bottles can you??? :-)

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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Mark Shymanski

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#9 posted 1265 days ago

Wow, it must look even more impressive in real life!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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