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Project by schroeder posted 07-02-2011 08:18 PM 2260 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The last of the Walnut my friend and his dad cut around 30 years ago – Designed these two boxes for their daughters. I put in some Greene and Greene features – faded indent and floating the ebony on the bread-board. I added a till made from Maple and put in a tongue & groove floor. The end plugs are Mtn. Mahogany. Finish is Poly – 3 coats sealer, 3 coats semi-gloss and wax.

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe





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Paul Lajoie

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#1 posted 07-02-2011 10:14 PM

Thats some wild looking walnut, I like it!! I have not made any thing with walnut yet other than a chess set I made several years ago, turns like butter and smells even better!!! Very nice, I think the girls will love them.

Paul

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#2 posted 07-03-2011 12:26 AM

Beautiful job Schroeder. I bet you are sorry to see all of that Walnut go.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 07-03-2011 11:20 PM

Very cool…love the figure in that wood.

-- Jim, Nebraska

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#4 posted 07-04-2011 03:17 PM

That has some really interesting grain, and your finish really shows it off.

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