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curly walnut/ wormy, curly maple condenza

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Project by sidestepmcgee posted 2238 days ago 3490 views 7 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi, I’ve been on this one for a while .I have to say i learned a lot making this piece.So , its made from curly walnut (top , legs and main frame)and wormy maple (sides ,handles and main drawer frame) , curly maple (fronts).The top is a herringbone pattern solid inlay.I used a mortise and tenon design and dovetailed the tops of the legs from the inside.Finished with 2 laquer base coat and 3 water poly top coat. If I knew how to show more pics i would, thanks for looking. This site is such a inspiration!!

-- eric post, tallahassee FL





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Bob A in NJ

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#1 posted 2238 days ago

Great piece of work, well done, congratulations on a fine acccomplishment.

-- Bob A in NJ

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 2238 days ago

That is some beautiful wood, and a great choice of color combination in the design.

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

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teenagewoodworker

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#3 posted 2238 days ago

awesome piece. i love the contrasting woods! thanks for the post!

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Bigbuck

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#4 posted 2238 days ago

Very nice, I love your choice of woods.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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trifern

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#5 posted 2238 days ago

Awesome use of wood. Thank you for sharing.

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

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Kipster

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#6 posted 2238 days ago

The wood grains are artfully thought out. The only problem I see Is it is going to be hard to beat with your next project. Good luck with that and thanks for the post.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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Damian Penney

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#7 posted 2238 days ago

Right up my alley, very nicely done.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#8 posted 2238 days ago

fantastic piece you’ve created !!!

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

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lew

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#9 posted 2238 days ago

That top is stunning!!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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BobR

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#10 posted 2238 days ago

Nice work. Good choice of wood.

-- Bob

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GaryK

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#11 posted 2238 days ago

That top is pretty cool. Great job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Woodhacker

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#12 posted 2236 days ago

Beautiful piece Eric! How many hours would you say you have in it?

-- Martin, Kansas

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Dorje

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#13 posted 2236 days ago

Looks great- lots of nice details!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#14 posted 1754 days ago

That is just beautiful. I admire everything about it, from proportions to execution

-- Dave E. "People who are competent are worth the oil it will take to fry them in hell." --Mencken

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#15 posted 1752 days ago

Nice work Nice design,nice wood.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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