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Project by JustplaneJeff posted 391 days ago 1097 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 391 days ago

Very cool Jeff

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 391 days ago

Beautiful work! Wish I had one just like it.

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#3 posted 391 days ago

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 391 days ago

Great job Jeff

-- Todd

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#5 posted 391 days ago

Wow, fancy!

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#6 posted 391 days ago

nice job

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#7 posted 391 days ago

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 391 days ago

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.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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#9 posted 391 days ago

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 387 days ago

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

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