Quick Birthday Present

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Project by Marcus posted 05-12-2013 09:11 PM 1971 views 8 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I bought my wife a lunchbox she wanted for her birthday, but that kind of seemed like a boring birthday present. I went down to the basement and dove into the cut off pile and found a chunk of wenge. I had a bit of curly maple left over from another project and liked the look of them together, and this is what I came up with.

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#1 posted 05-12-2013 09:35 PM

Very nice !

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 05-13-2013 12:10 AM

This is a great frame! The two woods go well together and I really like the perpendicular flames on the maple. It’s definitely one of the nicer frames I’ve seen posted here.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#3 posted 05-13-2013 02:06 AM

The contrasting colors in the wenge and curly maple look great together… This present beats a lunchbox any day

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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