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powder room vanity of tiger maple, walnut and walnut burl

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Project by aurora posted 07-02-2013 10:25 PM 1255 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

gotta start by apologizing for the pictures, but my powder room is so small i had to build this vanity in place and the size really compromised the picture quality too. scrounging around at the local sawmill i came across this figured (tiger striped) maple. i have been saving a burled chunk of walnut for an accent piece, so i broke it out for this project. very simple joinery, .. dovetailed drawers, panel doors (on table saw). i took a minimalist approach to hardware so as not to distract from the wood grains. hand rubbed mixture of thinned down polyurethane and boiled linseed oil that i let soak in and then polished off multiple penetrating layers. gonna use a granite top to finish it off.





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mike1950

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#1 posted 07-03-2013 02:21 AM

Very Very nice!!

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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mmh

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#2 posted 07-03-2013 02:54 AM

Beautiful piece of Black Walnut! I think the simple lines of the “very simple joinery” are most appropriate for this project. Anything too complicated would distract from the beauty of the wood. Nice job!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#3 posted 07-03-2013 10:43 AM

Wow that looks great, the wood is beautiful….great job…

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

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#4 posted 07-04-2013 03:24 AM

Beautiful wood and nice craftsmanship. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#5 posted 07-04-2013 08:31 AM

The walnut and tiger maple look great on your well crafted project.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 07-05-2013 04:47 PM

Great looking vanity! Like the wild grains on your gorgeous woods. Great design and finish. Well done!

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#7 posted 07-08-2013 05:04 PM

wow on that shine!

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#8 posted 05-21-2014 11:02 PM

holy mesmorizing! That is absolutely outstanding. I think anyone that respects woodworking would love sitting on the throne getting lost in the grain. well done you should be proud.

-- Jesus was a carpenter... I'm just saying

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