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Project by madts posted 553 days ago 1102 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tuning my bandsaw I ended up with some 1//8” resawn pine. What to do with it? This is the result. Wife hates it because she thinks it looks too much like “country style” what ever that is.
I’am asking your opinion.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.





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atchison32

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#1 posted 553 days ago

Nice job but listen to your wife!

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 553 days ago

Looks “wood style” to me. Depends on it’s surrounding furniture and decor. Looks like a nice job making it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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jap

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#3 posted 553 days ago

You can send it to me since your wife doesn’t like it ;)

-- Joel

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majuvla

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#4 posted 553 days ago

I saw lot of wooden stuff here on LJ, but wooden lamp, I would call it very brave.Whichever style it is looks fine to me.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Grumpymike

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#5 posted 553 days ago

I was reading another post here and this fella refers to his wife as: SWMBO … She Who Must Be Obeyed.
Might be a clue here.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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rdjack21

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#6 posted 553 days ago

I like it but if the wife don’t like it well it has to go. Now what to do with it see if one of the in laws like it. It never hurts to be on in laws good side.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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Neville

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#7 posted 553 days ago

Happy wife, happy life…

-- Neville, Calgary AB

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Gshepherd

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#8 posted 552 days ago

Save yourself years of misery now and listen to the wife. I like it so just move it out to the shop and use it there or give it as a gift to the monther-in-law ;-)

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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kapanen

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#9 posted 552 days ago

I disagree….if you like it then why should it go. How about this….a compromise. She can “remove” it, provided you can find something of hers that you don’t care for, that can be “removed”.

But as you can guess, I’m single.

-- "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life"....Pablo Picasso

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B0b

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#10 posted 552 days ago

The question is, if it were thinner could you see light through it? I was thinking about making one out of veneer, I’m not sure how much finish would be required for strength.

-- Time to get started

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madts

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#11 posted 552 days ago

I think that if you use epoxy as a glue and finish you would be fine. That way you would be able to see light through it.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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mafe

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#12 posted 540 days ago

I think it is a wonderful idea, and a fine job done.
For the design… I have no words on that, if she don’t like it use it in the workshop and thereby make sure the quality of supper stays fine.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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madts

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#13 posted 539 days ago

Mads, I am the one doing the cooking!

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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mafe

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#14 posted 535 days ago

;-) then you choose the light!

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Sam Shakouri

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#15 posted 337 days ago

Let your wife design a piercing pattern. She will love it. But I like it as it is.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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