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Project by robert triplett posted 04-11-2012 01:38 AM 1750 views 8 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I thought this wood combination was worth showing off. The dense type of Lacewood and some heavy figure Birdseye Maple. Mineral Oil and Wax for a finish. 11’ x 18” x 3/4” I made a few of these recently for summer shows, but these looked special- to me!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!





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degoose

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#1 posted 04-11-2012 01:59 AM

Sweet…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

#2 posted 04-11-2012 02:04 AM

Very nice Robert although you always have nice things

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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#3 posted 04-11-2012 02:09 AM

Beautiful!!!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#4 posted 04-11-2012 02:14 AM

Wonderful piece!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#5 posted 04-11-2012 06:02 AM

Great design and look.

If I saw it for sale I would probably buy one,
even though I could make it.

-- Anyone who isn’t totally confused just doesn’t understand the situation.

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#6 posted 04-11-2012 09:58 AM

Very good design and work. The wood combination is excellent.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 04-11-2012 11:00 AM

You are right. This wood combo IS worth sharing.

A great design accented by beautiful wood grains & tones!!!

Thanks for sharing this.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#8 posted 04-11-2012 11:15 AM

They are special and I appreciate your posting these.

helluvawreck
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-- 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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#9 posted 04-11-2012 11:58 AM

Beautiful….!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 04-11-2012 12:26 PM

You nailed it.
Very inspirational, thanks.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#11 posted 04-11-2012 12:44 PM

They look great, and if a person buys one, they would almost need the mirror image one just because.
Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#12 posted 04-11-2012 01:19 PM

Classy combo for sure and very nicely constructed too!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#13 posted 04-11-2012 01:54 PM

Very nice combo, great as always Robert. Thanks for sharing.

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

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rowdy

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#14 posted 04-11-2012 02:48 PM

Very nice work. Still like the design.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#15 posted 04-11-2012 07:10 PM

very nice work

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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