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I made this inlay but am unsure what to do with it.
I was thinking maybe a coffee table or a hope chest lid ?
Any Ideas?

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#1 posted 01-15-2008 02:17 AM

A blanket or hope chest would be nice.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 01-15-2008 02:17 AM

It could be a back on a hall bench, seat. Seeing it leaned against your Jet saw I guess about 4’ X 2.5’ or so.

-- 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 †

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#3 posted 01-15-2008 02:52 AM

I like the idea of the hope chest.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#4 posted 01-15-2008 02:54 AM

Would make a nice sofa table top or coffee table top. Very nice.

-- Marge, Colorado

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#5 posted 01-15-2008 02:55 AM

Coffee table!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#6 posted 01-15-2008 03:03 AM

I think it would make a great looking top for a writing desk or library table.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#7 posted 01-15-2008 03:12 AM

nice. i wood pick coffee table

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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#8 posted 01-15-2008 03:30 AM

Beautiful design and great craftsmanship.
I’d go with the coffee table as well (from
the apparent dimensions), but would care-
filly consider how to best protect it before
proceeding. I say this only because our
coffee tables get some serious abuse.

-- Still learning everything

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#9 posted 01-15-2008 05:22 AM

Coffee table with natural stain followed by “mirror coat” 2 part sealer would be a nice way to finish it.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#10 posted 01-15-2008 10:42 AM

Whatever you do with it – it’s sure to be a beautiful piece. Nice work. I like the coffee table idea also.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#11 posted 01-15-2008 01:16 PM

I like the idea of framing it in the back of a bench. It would look great. Like Bill said, whatever you do, it a beautiful piece.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#12 posted 01-15-2008 01:23 PM

You could give it to me! LOL!

I like the ideas of incorporating it into a table top somehow. Whatever, it needs to be displayed in clear view.

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#13 posted 01-15-2008 01:41 PM

wall hanging?

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#14 posted 01-15-2008 01:51 PM

Coffee table.

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#15 posted 01-15-2008 04:18 PM

Coffe tablie is my vote. It’s beautiful.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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