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Project by AlanMeyer posted 04-04-2013 03:53 AM 1128 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wormy red oak with walnut plugs. Got lucky and could bookmatch some of it. Made the mortises by drilling a hole then using a steel square key that i had drilled out and hammering it down.





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Hammerthumb

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#1 posted 04-04-2013 04:05 AM

Very nice piece!

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#2 posted 04-04-2013 05:38 AM

Nice job on the sideboard. I just finished a red oak sideboard yesterday. They can be fun projects.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#3 posted 04-04-2013 09:13 AM

You are building some really great pieces sir. Keep up the work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 04-04-2013 09:40 AM

Great looking piece.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 04-04-2013 09:54 AM

Well done, some great looking wood grain as well. Nice touch with the plugs. A lttle hint of G&G perhaps? :>)”

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

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Oldtool

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#6 posted 04-04-2013 12:28 PM

This is one beautiful piece of furniture, terrific wood, great craftsmanship. What did you use for a finish, looks great?

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#7 posted 04-04-2013 01:53 PM

very nice

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#8 posted 04-04-2013 03:50 PM

Handsome!

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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Woodbridge

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#9 posted 04-04-2013 03:51 PM

beautiful work. the book match on the op looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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BennyG

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#10 posted 04-04-2013 06:30 PM

Very nice work, simple and clean lines, looks very nice in its’ space.

-- "Dear Lord, when I die, please let my wife have enough sense to sell my tools for their true value and not for what I told her I paid."

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#11 posted 04-04-2013 10:11 PM

Lacquer is the finish. I love lacquer!

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AlanMeyer

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#12 posted 04-05-2013 01:55 AM

Thanks for all the compliments!

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