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This is curly cherry and curly maple veneer that I made.





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GaryK

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#1 posted 02-12-2008 07:08 PM

That is fantastic! I love the grain pattern.

Do you have any other pictures of it?

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

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rpmurphy509

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#2 posted 02-12-2008 07:18 PM

Fantastic layout of the veneers. Love the way is continues over the top in a folded/lateral
movement instead of horizontal like so many others.

Very distinct.

-- Still learning everything

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Tomcat1066

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#3 posted 02-12-2008 07:22 PM

WOW! That grain pattern really makes this piece. Very well done.

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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mikega

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#4 posted 02-12-2008 07:27 PM

Cowboy
I am working with some curly cherry and would like to know the steps you took to “pop” the grain out they way you did on this piece. Very nice!!

-- Mike www.flickr.com/photos/paturner

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dustynewt

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#5 posted 02-12-2008 07:27 PM

Stunning piece. The grain keeps your eye moving. Alive.

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

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Damian Penney

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#6 posted 02-12-2008 07:51 PM

Wow, that’s lovely. Really nice work cowboy.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 02-12-2008 08:03 PM

I agree with Gary. That is a nice piece. I really would like to see some more pictures as well.

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

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Blake

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#8 posted 02-12-2008 08:10 PM

Wow. I’m not worthy…

Gorgeous.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Patrick Jaromin

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#9 posted 02-12-2008 08:42 PM

Beautiful…exceptional example of veneer selection. Impressive! Any more pics? :)

-- Patrick, Chicago, IL http://www.TenonAndSpline.com/blog

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CharlieM1958

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#10 posted 02-12-2008 08:56 PM

Wonderful piece! Ditto on wanting to see more photos!

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

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Bob A in NJ

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#11 posted 02-13-2008 12:01 AM

Very nice, tell us more about the design, construction process, how long did it take to make it?

-- Bob A in NJ

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Les Hastings

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#12 posted 02-13-2008 12:32 AM

Excellent job Cowboy! Very nice!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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Vjer

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#13 posted 02-13-2008 12:59 AM

Very nice. I have to echo what others have said. The grain is what makes this project pop. More pics please!

-- My mind is like lightning...one brilliant flash and then it's gone.

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Rich_S

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#14 posted 02-13-2008 03:41 AM

Superb use of figure and contrast without being overwhelming. An excellent piece.

-- Rich, Madison WI

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rikkor

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#15 posted 02-13-2008 11:37 AM

Man, that is great how you carried the grain patterns throughout the whole piece. Nice work.

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