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Project by edward60 posted 548 days ago 2293 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am sorry for my bad English. I am a fan of Greene and Greene style. Woodworking is my hobby. This project is made of sapele and purpleheart with ebony plugs and splines. I took liberties make use of Harvey Ellis inlays in this project. I used brass inlays.





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Sandra

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#1 posted 548 days ago

Wow! Gorgeous bed. Would love to see more pics of your workshop – did you build the bench as well?

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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schroeder

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#2 posted 548 days ago

Work of art! – Very nice! – how did you do your inlays?

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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akmiller907

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#3 posted 548 days ago

That is by far the nicest bed I have seen! Really great work

-- Kenny

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edward60

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#4 posted 548 days ago

Thank you. This small table is build two years ago. I am posted my workshop in my profile. Welcome to my small workshop. About inlays. At the begining I want to make Harvey Ellis inlays with pewter and copper. But I am not found techniqes of the work with pewter and I took a decision use the brass. Then I made to order on the Laser cut of brass. The routing wood workpieces made to order on the CNC Router. The inlays patterns I took in this book
http://www.amazon.com/Shop-Drawings-Craftsman-Inlays-Hardware/dp/1892836203
Then I glued brass inlays strips into workpieces with epoxy.

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 547 days ago

Your English is fine sir. Your woodworking is absolutely beautiful.

Welcome to LJ’s

-- 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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ShaneA

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#6 posted 547 days ago

Great job, turned out beautifully.

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AandCstyle

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#7 posted 547 days ago

On this site we speak “woodworking” and you, sir, qualify as an orator. Замечательно!

-- Art

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Mean_Dean

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#8 posted 547 days ago

Excellent looking Greene & Greene bed! It certainly will be a beautiful addition for your bedroom.

By the way, there is a bed project like this in this month’s Fine Woodworking or Popular Woodworking magazines (not sure which), and I may have to build one, too!

-- Dean

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Hopdevil

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#9 posted 547 days ago

Beautiful Job!!!!

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WoodenSoldier

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#10 posted 547 days ago

Great looking bed, Edward. What finish did you use? I’m working on a bed out of sapele too.

-- Create something everyday.

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edward60

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#11 posted 547 days ago

It is simply.The fist- primed bed ( mix pollyurethan liacquer and white spirit), the second- stained ” Varathane Gel Stain Red Mahagony. Then – two layers polyurethan laquer . To my regret I have not comressor and stained room, so I use brushes.

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Woodbridge

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#12 posted 547 days ago

beautiful looking G&G bed!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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PaulLL

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#13 posted 547 days ago

NIce bed! and the inlays are a great addition!

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tsangell

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#14 posted 547 days ago

I liked it. Then I saw the inlay.

Now, I love it!

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Ken90712

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#15 posted 547 days ago

I love G and G , amazing work, what a great bed! Wowzaaaaaaaa

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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