Lectern...finally done!

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Project by pashley posted 2295 days ago 1666 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, the lectern is finally done, my friends! After about 3 months of part-time work, this one’s in the can. No plans, just some loose measurements based on my Bryce rendering:

Bryce Rendering

I think it came out pretty close.

The book riser you see is removable; I thought maybe the pastor might want to use the main table to put an overhead projector, or some other projector on.

It’s all quartered white oak, with the exception of the four pyramids on the riser, which is Padauk.

-- Have a blessed day!

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#1 posted 2295 days ago

Well Patrick I don’t know what they wanted but this is more than they asked for. It is a true work fit for the Lord. I hope. Mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2294 days ago


This is a nice project. You did a good job on the design and the construction.

Well done.

How did you finish it?

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

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#3 posted 2294 days ago

Simple water and liquid dye; the top coat is Deft semi-gloss.

-- Have a blessed day!

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#4 posted 2294 days ago

A beautiful piece any congregation should be proud of. Thank you for sharing.

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

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#5 posted 2294 days ago

Very nice. Love the quarter-sawn all both corners!

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#6 posted 2294 days ago

Very well crafted. I like it. But then again I like all professional looking woodworking jobs. I think we all do simply because we all know what and how much work it takes to do one. Very nice indeed.

-- JJohn

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#7 posted 2294 days ago

SMACK! That looks fantastic!
Love the rendering, I am deeply jealous of the computer skills.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#8 posted 2294 days ago

Very nice looking piece. You did a beautiful job on this one. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 2294 days ago

Very very nice. You pulled it off. It was fun to watch this one grow. The wood, craftsmanship, and finish is just outstanding.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 2294 days ago

Patrick, this is a beautiful project. Excellent job!
Quartersawn definitely has it’s own unique look…it’s not used enough.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#11 posted 2293 days ago

that is a really nice looking piece you have completed.
great work, love the look of the 1/4 sawn oak.

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#12 posted 2293 days ago

That is just superb. You really put craftsmanship into it.

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#13 posted 2293 days ago

Stunning!, I love the design! and the craftsmanship is wonderful! – Great work, thanks for posting this!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#14 posted 2293 days ago

Terrific work! Any pastor would be glad to preach from that one!

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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#15 posted 2293 days ago


I delivered it to him just last night, and watched him deliver his sermon from it this morning; he was extremely pleased with it. :)

-- Have a blessed day!

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