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Project by alafasy posted 253 days ago 1106 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)


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 253 days ago

You did a very good job. Great looking piece.

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#2 posted 253 days ago

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 253 days ago

I like it!

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#4 posted 253 days ago

That is nice a sweet design and your work
is excellent

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#5 posted 253 days ago

Very nice design and excellent workmanship.

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#6 posted 253 days ago

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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#7 posted 253 days ago

Unique design, I too like it!!

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#8 posted 253 days ago

Excellent job buddy… welcome to LJ :)

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#9 posted 253 days ago

thank you all very much

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#10 posted 252 days ago

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

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#11 posted 252 days ago

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 252 days ago

Very attractive piece—nicely done!

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#13 posted 250 days ago

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

-- Norman

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#14 posted 250 days ago

thank you all very much

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#15 posted 249 days ago

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

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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