Whaletail of a shelf

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Project by knotnow posted 10-21-2013 09:03 PM 2140 views 5 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A Whaletail shelf in Curly, Tiger Maple finished with Minwax stain mix, 75% Golden Pecan, 25% Golden Mahogany. I made this as a replacement for the shelf my wife picked up at a yard sale for a buck now hanging in my bedroom that has a few of my collectible items on it. I needed to make something to feel I was getting something accomplished as I continue working on multiple clocks for myself and family. The Curly Maple was actually a nice find at my local Home Depot as was some Tiger striped Red Oak I found there as well, turning that into a Mantle clock. Will post more as I finish.

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#1 posted 10-21-2013 09:40 PM

Very attractive—nice job!

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#2 posted 10-21-2013 09:48 PM

great shelf,beautiful choice of wood.

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#3 posted 10-25-2013 06:34 PM

Like those curves and the gorgeous wood used. It looks great, you should be proud. Great work!

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