maple mini bar

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Project by jeffro posted 01-30-2012 06:35 PM 2933 views 9 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mini bar, built from maple slabs and redwood roots. I built this for a friends art gallery in west Seattle called Mind Unwind. The finish on the main slab is a two part epoxy with the shine taken off and the rest is a poly made by Deft Measures 8’x2’ 30 somthing inches high I was shooting for a simple flow of lines and good contrast, thanks for lookin lumber jocks.

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#1 posted 01-30-2012 06:39 PM

Very cool, nice use of wood.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#2 posted 01-30-2012 06:40 PM

thanks bugz

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#4 posted 01-30-2012 06:57 PM

Very original design and very cool overall

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 01-30-2012 06:57 PM

Beautiful. It looks shorter than I would expect, what is the height of the top, ~24”?


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#6 posted 01-30-2012 08:04 PM

Love it! “simple flow of lines and good contrast” achieved.

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#7 posted 01-30-2012 08:07 PM

Perfect for an art gallery, very nice work.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#8 posted 01-30-2012 08:20 PM

As with all your work – stunning! Beautiful flow and symmetry. Was wondering if you might be willing share how you took the shine off the epoxy top? Thanks.



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#9 posted 01-30-2012 11:21 PM

Excellent workmanship.

A one of a kind piece that I’m sure the customer AND their customers will drool over.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#10 posted 01-30-2012 11:23 PM

Fantastic wood and craftsmanship. It should be on display in an art gallery!

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#11 posted 01-30-2012 11:56 PM

Amazing, I love it! Very nice work!

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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#12 posted 01-30-2012 11:57 PM

Very cool work. It’s one heck of a statment piece.

-- Richard, North Carolina,

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#13 posted 01-31-2012 12:07 AM

this is beyond kool.. wow! you really help bring out the beauty of Mother Natures creations. you got it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#14 posted 01-31-2012 01:28 AM

TZH, to take the shine off ill let it cure for a few days then start in with a 400 grit nice and even over the hole thing then work to a 600 grit and 0000steel wool and then rub it down with kit car wax. The process takes awhile but the results are great.

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#15 posted 01-31-2012 01:38 AM

Thanks, Jeffro. I’m working on a top right now that I haven’t been really happy with, so your info will really come in handy. Again, love your work – keep it comin’!!!!!!!



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