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Project by dan mosheim posted 02-21-2011 05:11 AM 2226 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this week, we finished a big project we have been working on for a while … i see i posted some pictures of it here as we were completing it, and that was 55 days ago. wow, i knew we all felt we had been walking around it for a loooong time, but i didn’t realize it was that long … time flies … there were construction site and finish approval delays, and the finish and installation took a week plus, but we are on to other projects now … there are several posts about this piece and a discussion of the finish, assembly and column turning processes on my dorset custom furniture blog ... 3 links at the bottom of that post …. all for now … dan

-- dan,vermont,http://dorsetcustomfurniture.blogspot.com/





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jbschutz

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#1 posted 02-21-2011 05:48 AM

That’s not an island, it’s a continent! Beautiful!

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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#2 posted 02-21-2011 05:52 AM

Beautiful island.

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levan

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#3 posted 02-21-2011 06:17 AM

Ah that finished up so nice. Nice match on the stain. What brand do you use?

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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#4 posted 02-21-2011 08:39 AM

Hey Dan,
Very cool job…well done.

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WoodSpanker

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#5 posted 02-21-2011 09:37 AM

Wow… did you make the 51st state or what, there. That monster has more square footage than my kitchen! :) Lovely job, looks astounding! :)

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#6 posted 02-21-2011 03:50 PM

Dan,
Wonderful work. I always look forward to seeing your projects.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#7 posted 02-21-2011 05:14 PM

very nice

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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#8 posted 02-21-2011 05:17 PM

Wow now that is big! Don’t think it would fit in our kitchen.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#9 posted 02-21-2011 05:31 PM

Dan, When I get notified that you post a new projects, I know it is going to be nice. But when I clicked on this post and saw the picture it just blew me away. I should know better, but WOW! This is incredible. You are an inspiration and a master at your craft. Beautiful!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#10 posted 02-21-2011 06:08 PM

The newest addition to the fleet – U.S.S. Dorset.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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#11 posted 02-22-2011 05:11 AM

Dan,

Just like all your work—outstanding! Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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