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Project by Dusty56 posted 2288 days ago 2264 views 2 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

details , details and more details….These boards were still soaking in the Mineral Oil when the pics were taken.Thanks for looking : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#1 posted 2288 days ago

It certainly is. This is gorgeous. Awesome job letting the wood show off.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#2 posted 2288 days ago

That’s some great timber you’ve got there. Finish is just right to show it off to the very best advantage.

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#3 posted 2288 days ago

Great looking pieces.

-- JJohn

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#4 posted 2288 days ago

Nice inlays Dusty. They add a lot of visual interest to the pieces.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 2288 days ago

Gorgeous wood and inlay.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#6 posted 2288 days ago

wow thats a nice wood and a beautiful inlay, theres some nice figure in that tiger maple too. great job!

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#7 posted 2288 days ago

So many possibilities and so little time, eh? :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Douglas Bordner

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#8 posted 2288 days ago

Sweet! That cross grained tiger maple is really stunning. What is the base wood? Cherry, Bubinga?

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#9 posted 2287 days ago

Beautiful work!!! Could/would you post pictures of the process about making the the inlays themselves? And now another project on my unending list to master.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#10 posted 2287 days ago

Nice craftsmanship Dusty, with such a fluid grain that maple almost looks like it is moving.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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#11 posted 2287 days ago

Beautiful work… The contrasting woods and figure are outstanding.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#12 posted 2287 days ago

Awesome contrast with the wood! What kind of finish did you use?

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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Steve Griffin

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#13 posted 2286 days ago

The color on this is amazing! Nice Work.

-- Steve, Beaverton, OR

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#14 posted 2252 days ago

hello , the finish is Mineral oil and the pix were taken as the first coat was soaking into the wood

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#15 posted 2251 days ago

I love the figured maple (?) you’ve got, that’s just beautiful stuff.

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