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Project by Alexander Valle-Albert posted 10-09-2011 12:57 AM 2142 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi again,

This time I would like to share with you a Lignum Vitae table I made some years ago. Table top is 36” X 24”. It is an original artwork, but overall it has some Victorian and Eastlake influence. Other woods used are: Bulletwood, West Indian Satinwood, Cobana Negra, Ortegon, Fustic. Sorry for just these three pictures, but they are the only ones I have and survive in an e-mail…. all pictures were erase (virus) long time ago.

Thanks for looking.

Alexander





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amagineer

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#1 posted 10-09-2011 01:35 AM

You have a unique talent to be able to create such intricate pieces. I just picked up a 2” thick slice of Lignum Vitae that I have no idea what to do with. Thanks for sharing your wonderful work.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#2 posted 10-09-2011 02:34 AM

Another amazing piece! I love it!

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

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bobasaurus

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#3 posted 10-09-2011 03:51 AM

That must have taken an incredible amount of time. Your skills are absolutely amazing.

-- Allen, Colorado

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shipwright

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#4 posted 10-09-2011 08:07 AM

Amazing, just amazing.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#5 posted 10-09-2011 01:07 PM

Um…Wow? Honestly, as a writer, I should have a vocabulary to cover this one, but I just done. Beautiful work with an extremely high level of detail. Absolutely incredible!

-- "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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DaleM

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#6 posted 10-09-2011 05:19 PM

Beautiful. I love all the inlays and accents.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#7 posted 10-09-2011 08:17 PM

just awesome!

-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.

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Bertha

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#8 posted 10-09-2011 08:20 PM

Jaw dropping. I was actually startled when it hit the screen.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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muleskinner

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#9 posted 10-10-2011 03:06 AM

After looking at that beautiful piece I think I’ll just set fire to the things that come out of my shop.

-- Visualize whirled peas

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Heidi Neely

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#10 posted 10-10-2011 05:14 PM

Wow…this is quite an amazing piece of art! Thank you for sharing it with us after all these years :)

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#11 posted 10-10-2011 05:26 PM

beautiful work. the design and the artwork are fantastic.

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#12 posted 10-10-2011 05:33 PM

Speechless…..the inlay and carving work is superb….such detail….you must have dulled a “few” tools knocking that out..

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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oicurn2it2

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#13 posted 10-11-2011 01:33 AM

HOLY WOW…....

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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Alexander Valle-Albert

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#14 posted 10-11-2011 02:37 AM

Thanks folks for your comments.

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Dave

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#15 posted 01-16-2012 04:20 PM

I was waiting for royalty to step out and pull up a chair. Great work. May I ask what you are going to do wiith such a piece?
~
Great work..

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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