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This is my first attempt at French Polishing. It’s a figured Maple top that measures 18×24. The picture doesn’t do it justice!
-- Now if some of my drawings could build themselves.....
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#1 posted 03-28-2011 02:36 AM
Wow, excellent finish, it make that figure really pop. Good job.
-- Ron,R.A.Shepard Woodworking,Massachusetts
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#2 posted 03-28-2011 02:55 AM
Woodsliver, this is a great looking box. I love the way you brought out the figure in the top.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
#3 posted 03-28-2011 02:57 AM
Thanks…I used General Finish’s water based dye stain in Vintage Cherry.
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#4 posted 03-28-2011 03:27 AM
Wow! love the figure. What a beautiful box
-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~
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#5 posted 03-28-2011 05:27 AM
It appears that you could have bookmatched the top by rotating one board , but this looks great too : )
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#6 posted 03-28-2011 06:29 AM
Wow! It looks great.
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#7 posted 03-28-2011 06:56 AM
Love the look of depth
-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir
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#8 posted 03-28-2011 07:48 AM
Well done. It really crops out
-- Back home. Fernando
#9 posted 03-28-2011 02:26 PM
I actually tried to book match it but it is from the same board. If I were to flip the other board, I would have shown some darker grain on the other side and I would have lost the effect I have now.
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