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Project by thelastdetailcww posted 04-01-2013 01:10 PM 1565 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A recently completed project for a local Navy command. The ships wheel and box were constructed in african mohagany. The through tenons (3rd photo) where cut from baltic birch plywood and the screw hole buttons are maple. The inside dia. of wheel is 21 in. The center hub is 8 in. Enjoy.

-- Ken





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 04-01-2013 01:12 PM

A wonderful piece of work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#2 posted 04-01-2013 01:17 PM

Wow, Beautiful work Ken…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#3 posted 04-01-2013 02:37 PM

Very cool extra nice work.

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#4 posted 04-01-2013 03:30 PM

Amazing craftsmanship and a real beauty! Whoever receives this will be honored I’m sure.

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

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AlBCuttnWud

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#5 posted 04-02-2013 01:48 AM

One day I hope to see youmake something that requires a little more skill instead of this j-varsity stuff…lol. I honestly don’t think the guys you made this for realize the craftsmanship that went into this one. Another work of art my friend….or as they say down south….FAN-DAMN-TASTIC.

-Al

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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Surfside

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#6 posted 04-02-2013 07:15 PM

The piece is really wonderful! The construction is marvelous. Your project exhibits matchless 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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#7 posted 04-04-2013 02:16 PM

That looks fantastic! Great build and design. Like every beautiful detail of it. A great tribute to the command. I salute you!

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skittles

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#8 posted 04-13-2013 02:47 AM

ur work is great

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