Decorative Dogdishes

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Project by RBWoodworker posted 01-21-2012 07:50 PM 927 views 3 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got a call from a former client who asked me to make a few high end dogdishes and this is what I came up with.. I wanted to use Walnut but it’s toxic if the dog were to chew on it and there might be issues… so I used Poplar and made it look like Walnut..I will be doing more of these in various woods such as Maple and perhaps a translucent coloring where the grain is still visible..I might even be doing some with exotic veneers but will see.. here’s a blog I did on them and how I did them..gotta love that big pin router..

This is kind of a” off the beaten path” for what I normally do, but sometimes that’s a good thing


-- Randall Child

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#1 posted 01-21-2012 08:02 PM

A unique and fun project, well done Randy.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-22-2012 02:53 AM

Good looking work, really nice finish on it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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