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Project by woodwkr posted 2265 days ago 1925 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thought I would post the project I am currently working on.
They are 4 – 10 ft tall mahogany panels to be installed in a clients living room.
The rails are bent lamentations consisting of 6 – 1/8” resawen and sanded layers glued up with a jig in the vacuum press. The styles were run through a local millwork’s moulder with a 42” concave radius face to match the radius of the rails.
I will continue with pics of some of the moldings I have run for the project so far.

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





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Jimthecarver

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#1 posted 2265 days ago

Wow! those are a thing of beauty, I recognise the work it takes to complete a task like this one….Nice job!

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

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2265 days ago

Wow. Those are impressive. I cannot fathom the work involved with a project of this size. I posted a plant stand yesterday which was a bent lamination. I uttered several expletives during the glue up and lamination process but that project is nothing compared to this.

I, personally, would love to see a blog on this process if you have time. Many of us simply have no opportunity for exposure to work of this scale.

I am sure that the finished job is going to be gorgeous.

Thanks for sharing.

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

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Karson

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#3 posted 2265 days ago

Great looking project. The bent lamentations look very impressive.

-- 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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GaryK

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#4 posted 2265 days ago

Those things are fantastic. In case you don’t know yet, I love mahogany.

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

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Critterman

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#5 posted 2264 days ago

Marshall please keep us up on this…very, very interesting. And those doors are looking great. Love to see stuff like this posted, always looking to learn more. Thanks for posting it.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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bong

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#6 posted 2261 days ago

you’re work is very nice, curved panel must be difficult to match and plumb at the site.

-- Bong

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motthunter

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#7 posted 2203 days ago

takes a special talent

-- making sawdust....

#8 posted 1574 days ago

Phenomenal work!
Very unusual, too.

By the way, I see you have a Legacy Mill in your shop. What model is it? I have a 1500EX.

Best regards,

Don

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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