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Project by JustplaneJeff posted 03-28-2013 01:43 AM 1214 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cross one off the “honey do list”. I made this with red oak, walnut burl veneer, and amber mica. Suprises most people when we turn the lights on in the mantle legs. The main challenge was designing a way to change the bulbs when need

-- JustplaneJeff





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#1 posted 03-28-2013 02:10 AM

Very cool Jeff

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#2 posted 03-28-2013 02:17 AM

Beautiful work! Wish I had one just like it.

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#3 posted 03-28-2013 06:02 AM

Wow, that’s stunning!! I’d love to see a blog with some in progress photos, if you have any.

-- Robb

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#4 posted 03-28-2013 09:52 AM

Great job Jeff

-- Todd

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#5 posted 03-28-2013 10:42 AM

Wow, fancy!

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#6 posted 03-28-2013 01:32 PM

nice job

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#7 posted 03-28-2013 01:39 PM

Wow, Jeff! This is a beautiful mantel. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 03-28-2013 04:25 PM

That is beautiful to say the least … Change bulbs?? LED’s last some 35 years and use lots less power, and run cool, no need to vent the heat out … Just a thought.
I’ll bet you spend a good deal of time in your favorite chair admiring this piece, I know I would.

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#9 posted 03-28-2013 07:35 PM

It is incredible and marvelous! The execution and the colors are indeed outstanding. Such a very fine workmanship!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#10 posted 04-01-2013 02:24 PM

That’s super cool! Great design and wood combo. Like the light effects. Superb work on it!

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