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Project by alain posted 2050 days ago 2052 views 7 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

done with a home made lathe
i choose the wood of “muiricatiara”tree, good to turn and finish
6” high , black “french” ebonizing


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#1 posted 2050 days ago

Wow, that is just beautiful.

-- Berta in NC

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#2 posted 2050 days ago

Very nice work! Beautiful set.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 2050 days ago

A fantastic looking chess set, & also some very nice carving.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#4 posted 2050 days ago

Wow ! That is some nice work DUDE ! You are really good. Your website is very nice too. Really something else.

That horse head carving has a lot of expression !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 2050 days ago

Wow, Very nice, the horses head are amazing. Well done.


-- Woody, UK

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#6 posted 2050 days ago

Very nice work

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#7 posted 2050 days ago


I have never heard of the muiricatiara tree. Is that local to your area?


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 2050 days ago


-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#9 posted 2050 days ago

thank you very much everybody, muiracatiara ou gonçalo alves, to you I think is “tiger wood”, and yes it is local wood , realy pleasant to work ,but let the fingers black !!


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#11 posted 2050 days ago

Very attractive pieces! I would also like to see your home made lathe.


-- "Skol, Vikings"

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#12 posted 2050 days ago

thank you Dean
it’s coming but slowly we are living far, very far!


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#13 posted 2050 days ago

Awesome work…..

-- Frank, Dallas,TX , , “I have a REALLY BIG chainsaw”

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#14 posted 2050 days ago

beautiful work.

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#15 posted 2050 days ago

BEAUTIFUL work, just gorgeous.

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