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Project by tombuhl posted 01-01-2013 04:44 AM 2397 views 8 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found some amazing Bubinga at Soboba Hardwoods, my local Santa Barbara dealer. Had enough of the highly figured material for top, sides and drawer fronts. Added other Bubinga to complete the piece. To view more pix of this project including step photos, go to: http://tombuhl.com/Gallery/Site/Bubinga_Sideboard_2009.html.

Door/drawer pulls were taken from a FineWoodworking article by Michael Fortune. Soss hidden hinges were used for the doors.

-- "When you are not sure where to begin, lead with gratitude." http://www.tombuhl.com





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tombuhl

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#1 posted 01-01-2013 04:46 AM

p.s. Legs are padauk. Since completion in 2009 the color has deepened, but still as rich as ever.

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#2 posted 01-01-2013 04:53 AM

Beautiful, and worthy use of such fine wood.

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#3 posted 01-01-2013 04:57 AM

Bubinga …definitely an all time favorite ! Looks like a piece of glass on the top. Great looking project : )

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#4 posted 01-01-2013 05:08 AM

Beautiful piece!!

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#5 posted 01-01-2013 05:21 AM

an absolute work of art!!!

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#6 posted 01-01-2013 05:34 AM

Wonderful,beautiful and amazing.

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#7 posted 01-01-2013 07:52 AM

Great work!

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#8 posted 01-01-2013 10:24 AM

Amazingly beautiful!

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#9 posted 01-01-2013 11:34 AM

great job , I like the jointer.

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#10 posted 01-01-2013 01:34 PM

Beautiful piece. Great finish job

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#11 posted 01-01-2013 02:40 PM

Beautiful and well done in all respects.

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#12 posted 01-01-2013 02:49 PM

thats one great lookin pc of work!!!

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#13 posted 01-01-2013 03:09 PM

Very nice.

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#14 posted 01-01-2013 03:20 PM

Tom that is one nice piece
You have got a great finish on it
How much darker is it now?
Jamie

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#15 posted 01-01-2013 03:24 PM

Well done! Great use of the material, well crafted, and I would like to actually see the figure. I have one piece of Bubinga with curl, and I turned it into a bowl. While I like the bowl, I think the figure is better shown in that top piece of your work.
Thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Mel,

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