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this is my own personal bar. i made this about 5 years ago when i was practicing with 2 colors of stain on the same piece of wood.. the oak top has a combo of cabernet and ebony stain with spar varnish to finish it off.. this bar has had a ton of use!


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#1 posted 12-05-2011 08:23 PM

Great work with the staining job—I first thought it was some wicked inlay! How well has held up over the past 5 years?

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 12-05-2011 09:36 PM

Very cool. Welcome to Lumberjocks !

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#3 posted 12-05-2011 10:40 PM

Very Cool!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#4 posted 12-06-2011 12:58 AM

That’s really cool. Great job. Welcome to lumberjocks!

-- Have a great day.

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#5 posted 12-06-2011 01:01 AM

Amazing how sharp the flame edges are with such a porous wood, I would have expected a lot of bleeding under the tape.
Did you stain the entire piece red, then seal it with either shellac or the spar varnish before you did the ebony staining, making the ebony stain more of a glaze?

-- I don't trust trees. They're kinda shady

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#6 posted 12-06-2011 02:00 AM

it has lasted great! its just like i did it yesterday… as far as the process goes..its is something ive been doing for years and is very easy to do! i am in the process of starting a website on how to do it i tried to patent how to do it but lawyers screwed around long enough that i abandoned it. my site should be done this week! thank you all for commenting on it!


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#7 posted 12-06-2011 02:59 PM

Wow, that looks amazing. I’m looking forward to hearing how you did it.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother.

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#8 posted 09-09-2012 02:06 AM

I have some red stain and (pun intended) “wood” love to know how you did this but I can’t get the site to work.

-- There are countless woodworking plans but have you checked out God's plan? Jeremiah 29:11

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#9 posted 09-09-2012 02:08 AM

freakin sweet!

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