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Project by EternalDesign posted 2142 days ago 1318 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So haven’t posted lately, so here is what I’m working on this week. Not my normal thing, actually my first time doing one of these, and not finished yet. Kitchen island maple ply and solids, with bamboo top. Water based lacquer on the maple. Tried and True oil varnish on the bamboo top, but I don’t know if its going to work out. I might be spraying the top too.
Stay Gold
Brian

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design http://www.eternal-furniture.com





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 2142 days ago

Thats a nice kitchen lsland.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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David

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#2 posted 2142 days ago

Nice clean work! I like the idea of the laminated bamboo top.

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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Napaman

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#3 posted 2142 days ago

very nice top…I like the color of the bamboo…it has become more popular with flooring and I am glad that it is being used in other areas…

How is it to work with…that is a large lamination…(for a noob like me)...was it hard to get it smooth…?

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Bigbuck

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#4 posted 2141 days ago

Very nice

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Callum Kendall

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#5 posted 2141 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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trifern

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#6 posted 2141 days ago

Looking good so far Brian. I look forward to seeing the finish project. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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bfd

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#7 posted 2141 days ago

Sweet Island Brian. Really like that bamboo top it goes great with the Maple. Can not wait to see the finished product. What are the dimensions?

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Richforever

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#8 posted 2141 days ago

Love the design of the top. It really flows! Nice work.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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EternalDesign

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#9 posted 2141 days ago

the top is 3’x5’ and it is all laminated the same direction not like a standard cross grain bamboo ply. Which makes it not to stable on its own . Fine when its on the cabinets though. Also needed to climb cut most of the curve and chamfered edge.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design http://www.eternal-furniture.com

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corey cyr

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#10 posted 2140 days ago

i like your choice of the bamboo top, you have just inspired me to use it in one of my upcoming projects.
great job.

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