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Claro Walnut and Amboyna Burl

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Project by mgb_2x posted 380 days ago 893 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for DiAnn the lovely wife of my good friend Bill. As mentioned previously Bill is largely responsible for any success I have achieved on using a CNC. He has always been there to help keep me between the lines. I can not count the times I have had to call with a problem and he always came through. Bill makes very high end chess boards and Amboyna is a favorite material, too valuable for a wood butcher like me. Bill had given me some scraps a few months back and I finally got the courage to use it in a project. I had some Claro Walnut and decided to make a clutch for DiAnn. I think the two woods work well together.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove





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#2 posted 380 days ago

What a great looking project! And great story.

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#3 posted 380 days ago

those two woods work together just fine. very nice peice.

-- Wood is a zen like experiance.

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#4 posted 380 days ago

You are WAY beyond the “wood butcher” stage. That is just beautiful and those woods are super together.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 379 days ago

Great looking woods and project… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#6 posted 377 days ago

Wow! Very beautiful wood combination and awesome finish. I’m sure she loves it. Great job!

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