An Echo of Chadburn

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Project by Lazarus posted 08-28-2012 08:06 PM 1258 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project is based on an Engine Order Telegraph, a device that was used to communicate between the engine and the bridge. It’s made of Mahogany, Hickory, and Walnut veneer (for the faceplate). I had originally planned on making the stand out of hickory, but found I didn’t have enough, so I repurposed this stand from another project I had turned it for and then didn’t use.

I think the mahogany is the better choice anyway. It is more reminescent of the metal that these were made from.

This was a fun project. I hope you enjoy it.

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#1 posted 08-28-2012 08:43 PM

Very nice. Can’t wait to see waht you come up with next. What are the demensions?

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#2 posted 08-28-2012 08:49 PM

Very nice. Takes me back to my days on the high seas. All engines ahead full.

-- Michael T, Pittsburgh, PA

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#3 posted 08-28-2012 08:56 PM

That is cool!

-- Ride hard or go home~

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#4 posted 08-28-2012 09:13 PM

Very Nice Piece of work! I like it!
Great job! Thanks for sharing
And by the way welcome to LJ’s

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#5 posted 08-29-2012 03:53 AM

Impressive piece !

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#6 posted 08-29-2012 01:06 PM

Neat segmented piece.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#7 posted 09-05-2012 10:38 AM

Standing by ready to answer all bells !

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#8 posted 09-22-2012 02:55 AM

Thanks so much for your comments. I had a fun time with this one.

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