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Project by miatch22 posted 02-28-2014 07:37 PM 901 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 9 ft x 35 in desk top. I made it with solid walnut. in the bottom corner of each side I placed tuna inlays. The body of the tunas are done with manzanita. The side fins are paduk and purple heart. The top and bottom fins are done with yellow heart. The eyes are filled with colored epoxy.
I finished it with shellac, 3 coats of crystalac and 6 coats of arm r seal.

-- Mitch, San Diego, http://www.mitchpriest.net





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BasHolland

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#1 posted 02-28-2014 09:15 PM

well done! Thanks for posting.

-- Bas, Holland

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#2 posted 02-28-2014 09:21 PM

WOW!
Nice job!!

-- Measure twice and try not to cut your thumbs off!

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#3 posted 02-28-2014 09:41 PM

nice looking table

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miatch22

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#4 posted 02-28-2014 10:05 PM

Thanks guys!

-- Mitch, San Diego, http://www.mitchpriest.net

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#5 posted 03-01-2014 01:05 AM

Great work on this first time inlay. Looks very nice.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#6 posted 03-06-2014 02:29 PM

It came out really beautiful and well crafted. Like the cool design and pretty wood colors. Great job!

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