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Wedding gift for my sister

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Project by Nindwood posted 12-11-2013 07:10 PM 2225 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. http://www.trimandcraft.ca/





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maplerock

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#1 posted 12-11-2013 07:47 PM

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 12-11-2013 08:46 PM

A very fine gift ,great job.

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#3 posted 12-11-2013 10:36 PM

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

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#4 posted 12-12-2013 02:32 AM

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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planeBill

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

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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hoss12992

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#6 posted 12-12-2013 03:55 PM

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 https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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mnguy

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#7 posted 12-12-2013 03:58 PM

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#8 posted 12-12-2013 10:27 PM

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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dnick

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#9 posted 12-13-2013 04:29 AM

A beautiful piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#10 posted 12-15-2013 03:05 AM

It is very nice looking, the wood look wonderful together

-- Norman

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#11 posted 12-16-2013 04:24 PM

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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Josh

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#12 posted 03-24-2014 03:26 AM

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!

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#13 posted 06-26-2014 09:55 AM

Excellent joinery. Great work.

-- Supercrowe

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