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Project by woodwkr posted 2399 days ago 1499 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I stated on my profile that I do much of the custom veneer work where I work. I thought I would post some examples.
The first pic is zebra wood with solid walnut nosing. The entire project’s zebra wood was sliced from one log, clipped and book matched by hand and bonded to a trupan core in a vacuum press.

The veneer in the second pic is Tamo. ( A closeup is in the third pic ) I remember that it was so brittle that it was like trying to veneer a potato chip. :)

-- Marshall _ Wichita, Ks _ "Growing Old is Mandatory - - Growing Up Is Optional" :)





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Popintraining

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#1 posted 2399 days ago

Good looking stuff! Welcome to LJ’s

-- Illegitimis nil carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down http://georgiacustom.com

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motthunter

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#2 posted 2399 days ago

great work…

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rikkor

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#3 posted 2399 days ago

Amazing!

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 2399 days ago

Beautiful stuff!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 2399 days ago

These pictures are gorgeous seems so inadequate for this pieces. But they truly are gorgeous.

Wow is all I can say.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 2399 days ago

cool.
nice work.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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dustynewt

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#7 posted 2399 days ago

Fine design work and beautifully done.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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Jon3

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#8 posted 2397 days ago

How do you like the trupan? Is it really worth the premium over regular mdf?

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GaryK

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#9 posted 2397 days ago

Great job! I love the wood.

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

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woodwkr

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#10 posted 2397 days ago

>How do you like the trupan? Is it really worth the premium over regular mdf?<
I like it because it is a third of the weight of mdf and is very stable. There is more than one flavor of trupan. I use the ultralight variety.

-- Marshall _ Wichita, Ks _ "Growing Old is Mandatory - - Growing Up Is Optional" :)

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Jim

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#11 posted 2397 days ago

great stuff! I wanna be like you guys someday. Enough of this working days and only woodworking nights and weekends…

-- Jim, Boise ID - Attitude is everything

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#12 posted 544 days ago

Nice work! Beautiful contrast in wood. The classy, overstuffed leather couch is a nice touch too.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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