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Project by lechevaldebois posted 02-14-2008 06:19 AM 3412 views 11 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Took me forever to complete but I’m quite proud of this one. Mahogany and bird’s eye maple with 4 way bookmatched top, symmetrical dragons in marquetry. Another contract for Jan Bulis of Montreal Canadiens. 2001.

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#1 posted 02-14-2008 06:24 AM

Another great work of art!

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

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#2 posted 02-14-2008 06:51 AM

That looks great!!!!

-- "It's easier to get forgiveness than permission"

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#3 posted 02-14-2008 06:52 AM

Amazing! Not much more you can say.

-- Phillip -- Molino,Florida "I didn't cut it too short, I'm just making changes!"

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#4 posted 02-14-2008 08:20 AM

You are good!!!!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 02-14-2008 08:46 AM

That is SO cool. I love the dragon, but the whole design is awesome.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#6 posted 02-14-2008 12:12 PM

Very creative design work. Well executed.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#7 posted 02-14-2008 12:57 PM

Just wow! I don’t dare show this to my wife, because she’d be very disappointed I can’t do anything like this (yet ;)). Very nice!

-- "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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#8 posted 02-14-2008 01:07 PM

Very nice work. The design on the piece is unique.

Thanks for sharing.

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

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#9 posted 02-14-2008 01:33 PM

so impressive. Are the side symbols marquetry as well?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#10 posted 02-14-2008 02:23 PM

Beautiful! The marquetry just leaps out from the birdseye. Ah, to be so skilled!

-- Robb

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#11 posted 02-14-2008 02:51 PM

Wow!!! I love the contrasting woods and the dragons are too cool!!!

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#12 posted 02-14-2008 03:03 PM

True fine art

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#13 posted 02-14-2008 06:18 PM

I especially like the shoji style doors.

-- Thuan

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#14 posted 02-14-2008 07:04 PM

Delightful design and beautiful execution. Bravo!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#15 posted 02-14-2008 11:04 PM

Dang, your marquetry work is awesome, that dragon is incredible. Wonderful.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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