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Project by OhValleyWoodandWool posted 03-02-2014 06:40 PM 1010 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this about 12 years ago and thought I’d post since I was taking pictures anyway. It’s Baltic birch veneered with African mahogony and walnut burl. The edges are purple heart. The interior is lined with 1/8 inch Spanish cedar. It has served me well for a long time.

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain





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DanielP

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#1 posted 03-02-2014 07:35 PM

Still looks great after 12 years. Mitered joints look solid, are they splined under the veneer?

-- --- Dan

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#2 posted 03-02-2014 10:33 PM

Nice work.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#3 posted 03-07-2014 04:35 PM

Beautiful and well made, like the gorgeous top. An heirloom piece for sure!

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#4 posted 03-08-2014 01:42 AM

Thanks for the comments.

Daniel, what looks like mitered joints is actually only in the veneer. The box carcass is your basic tongue and groove plywood box.

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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