Wedding gift for my sister

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Project by Nindwood posted 254 days ago 1652 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this piece back in 07 for my sister as a wedding gift. The Ekki was brutal to work with as it is hard as steel. But so worth the cost of the burned up blades and knives. This was my second Krenov style piece and the quarter sawn oak had a nice contrast. Tung oil and past wax was the finish and it was a joy to hand wax it after all the challenges I had cutting it. What a joy woodworking is. I pleased to be able to share with this like minded community all the joys we share in the woodshop. Cheers

-- Narinder, Calgary, Ab.

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#1 posted 254 days ago

Very nice! I am sure she loved it. Work like this will stay in the family for a long time.

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#2 posted 254 days ago

A very fine gift ,great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 253 days ago

Beautiful. I love the box on stand style of cabinets.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#4 posted 253 days ago

Absolutely gorgeous!

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

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#5 posted 253 days ago

I love how you attached the cabinet to the base. Its a very nice gift.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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#6 posted 253 days ago

This is really cool. Love the design and quality and craftsmanship. Great job and Im sure it will be a family heirloom. Thanks for sharing

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#7 posted 253 days ago

Awesome interpretation of a Krenov style stand. The ekki and QSWO work really well together.

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#8 posted 252 days ago

Great looking piece.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#9 posted 252 days ago

A beautiful piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#10 posted 250 days ago

It is very nice looking, the wood look wonderful together

-- Norman

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#11 posted 249 days ago

That’s a gorgeous gift. Attractive wood combo and great build. I’m sure your sister will treasure it forever. Excellent work!

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#12 posted 151 days ago

Wow, why wasn’t this in the daily top three?? This is great stuff. You have the talent of an ox, Narinder! Ok, that might be the most confusing praise I have ever read or written. I just meant to say that you have awesome talent!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#13 posted 57 days ago

Excellent joinery. Great work.

-- Supercrowe

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