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Project by WMD2006 posted 07-01-2013 02:57 AM 557 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a going-away gift for a coworker who was definitely of the work-hard, party-hard mentality. He was also from the Jersey Shore, hence the rhinestones. The cover story was that it would be a perfect cup to hold pencils.
The body and base were built from cherry segments with walnut spacers and the center column was from a maple turning blank. I used a couple different stains but it was finished with wipe-on poly and turning wax.

-- -MDWhite





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peteg

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#1 posted 07-01-2013 07:39 AM

You have put a lot of work into this piece, you should be pleased with your result
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#2 posted 07-01-2013 10:44 AM

Very cool project…looks great, well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#3 posted 07-03-2013 03:18 PM

So ornate, it is a great and fantastic gift that will be greatly appreciated. Great work!

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