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Mahogany Crotch Armoire

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Project by jjraybur posted 11-10-2011 02:56 AM 3669 views 7 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Only two years in the making, this armoire is a mahogany beast. The door panels are crotch veneer, and the top, rails, stiles, and drawer fronts are QS African Mahogany. The door pulls, legs and apron are all cocobolo.

-- Jeremy, Baton Rouge, LA - rayburnfinefurniture.com





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planeBill

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#1 posted 11-10-2011 03:19 AM

That is toooooooooo Beautiful! Super work! Great wood for the apron too. Thanks for showing it to us.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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#2 posted 11-10-2011 03:24 AM

Niiiice! That figure is scrumptious, too!

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#3 posted 11-10-2011 03:41 AM

The unit is beautiful, but the doors oh the doors how magnificent. It a keeper for sure thanks for posting…BC

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#4 posted 11-10-2011 04:03 AM

Those doors are a real treat! Wonderful!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 11-10-2011 05:43 AM

Positively stunning!

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#6 posted 11-10-2011 07:03 AM

+1 on all the comments.
tom

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#7 posted 11-10-2011 07:06 AM

Absolutly Stunning!

-- In an age of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act -George Orwell

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#8 posted 11-10-2011 07:56 AM

That is one sexy beast.. the doors, the handle pulls, the legs, and the skirt all stand out to me.. The color looks fantastic

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#9 posted 11-10-2011 08:13 AM

great work wonderful wood

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#10 posted 11-10-2011 08:44 AM

wow….that’s BEAutiful! good job

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#11 posted 11-10-2011 12:30 PM

Wow what a work of art the flow and grain on this are outstanding! One to be proud of for sure.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 11-10-2011 03:58 PM

How do you open the drawers?

That wood is amazing.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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#13 posted 11-10-2011 03:59 PM

Stunning piece overall, but those door panels are magnificent!

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

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#14 posted 11-10-2011 04:28 PM

Jeremy, simply put, what you have done here is build a beautiful piece of furniture that really stands out.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 11-10-2011 04:34 PM

Awesome job! Beautiful wood! Love the door panels! An heirloom piece for sure!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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