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Project by Jose A.Berenguer posted 07-24-2012 01:10 AM 2309 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hard Maple curly bedroom set. The drawer boxes are made with cherry and tiger maple to give contrast on the dovetail joints. The back is ship lap tiger maple. The handles are spalted maple. ( You have to be carefull when milling spalted maple since the mold in it can get in to your lugs and couse serious health problems). I used quilted maple for the panels on the head/footboard.

-- In fine furniture 10% of the work, takes 90% of the time. www.berenguerfurniture.com





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HalDougherty

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#1 posted 07-24-2012 02:08 AM

I love maple when it’s as figured as this. Beautiful job. I know this set is appreciated.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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MonteCristo

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#2 posted 07-24-2012 02:09 AM

A very handsome bedroom set ! Some beautiful wood there and nice use of curves in the design.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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jaysonic

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#3 posted 07-24-2012 03:22 AM

Very nice, love the nightstands!

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 07-24-2012 07:01 AM

Welcome to LJ! Beautiful set. I love curly maple ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Arlin Eastman

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#5 posted 07-24-2012 07:17 AM

Great selection of wood and awesome talent = outstanding project.
Arlin

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Bevy

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#6 posted 07-24-2012 10:30 AM

I LOVE this set. Absolutely beautiful

-- Bevy - NH

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Julian

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#7 posted 07-24-2012 03:05 PM

That is a great looking bedroom set. How did you finish the curly maple? Also took a look at your website. You have a great selection of furniture.

-- Julian

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lightweightladylefty

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#8 posted 07-25-2012 02:58 AM

Jose,

That’s a beautiful choice of wood!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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waho6o9

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#9 posted 07-25-2012 03:42 AM

Incredible work, that’s just beautiful all the way around, good job.

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syeret

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#10 posted 07-25-2012 06:18 AM

Nice curves, I like it very much. Thanks for sharing.

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Jose A.Berenguer

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#11 posted 07-28-2012 12:37 PM

Thank you all.

-- In fine furniture 10% of the work, takes 90% of the time. www.berenguerfurniture.com

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douglbe

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#12 posted 07-29-2012 02:53 PM

Beautiful, the choice of wood is awesome. Nice!

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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