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Project by alafasy posted 12-11-2013 05:51 PM 2166 views 7 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is my first (what i can call) a real woodworking project (at least to my self). my brother gave me the design
and it was a challenge for me since i was in this beautiful hobby for only 1 year. i used a beech wood in this project? all the joints are butted, fastened with screws and covered with squared head dowel.

type of wood: german beech
joints: all butted fastened with screws
finish: 3 coats of varnish

time: 3 months… (it is a long time, but it was my first project and i had no idea how should i build it)

thanks

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-11-2013 06:09 PM

You did a very good job. Great looking piece.

Welcome to Lumberjocks

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 12-11-2013 06:17 PM

You did a really nice job on on that piece. It looks great. Welcome to Limberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#3 posted 12-11-2013 06:28 PM

I like it!

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#4 posted 12-11-2013 06:42 PM

That is nice a sweet design and your work
is excellent
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#5 posted 12-11-2013 09:55 PM

Very nice design and excellent workmanship.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 12-12-2013 02:23 AM

Very sleek, elegant design. Nice job.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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DMC1903

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#7 posted 12-12-2013 02:48 AM

Unique design, I too like it!!

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Hamad

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#8 posted 12-12-2013 08:23 AM

Excellent job buddy… welcome to LJ :)

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alafasy

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#9 posted 12-12-2013 09:38 AM

thank you all very much

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#10 posted 12-12-2013 01:59 PM

Stik to that brother of yours- that design is great!

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#11 posted 12-12-2013 04:02 PM

Great job, and the attention to detail really paid off and it shows. I look forward to seeing future projects from you. Welcome to LJ’s

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#12 posted 12-12-2013 10:25 PM

Very attractive piece—nicely done!

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#13 posted 12-15-2013 03:07 AM

Well it came out looking great, love the slanted arms, the low back draws you right to the piece

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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alafasy

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#14 posted 12-15-2013 06:34 AM

thank you all very much

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#15 posted 12-16-2013 02:46 AM

Beautiful!! The beech is a very unique touch also!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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