first inlay

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Project by miatch22 posted 182 days ago 857 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,

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#1 posted 182 days ago

well done! Thanks for posting.

-- Bas, Holland

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#2 posted 182 days ago

Nice job!!

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#3 posted 182 days ago

nice looking table

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#4 posted 182 days ago

Thanks guys!

-- Mitch, San Diego,

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#5 posted 182 days ago

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

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#6 posted 177 days ago

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

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