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Dusty56

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520 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: resource veneer

Wishing that I had the skills to use this beautiful veneer.
I hope someone here can put it to good use. I’m not selling it , just sharing an Ebay find is all : )

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Exotic-Wood-Veneer-Sapele-Pommele-16-sequenced-sheets-15-5-x-33-/181071027653?_trksid=p2047675.m2109&_trkparms=aid%3D555003%26algo%3DPW.CAT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D154%26meid%3D5365873170681024145%26pid%3D100010%26prg%3D1088%26rk%3D3%26sd%3D251213217817%26

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!


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Dusty56

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#1 posted 520 days ago

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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sandhill

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#2 posted 520 days ago

Sweet I think I will bid on it it may come in handy after my marquetry class.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 520 days ago

Best wishes : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 520 days ago

Wow! That sure is some nice looking veneer!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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robert triplett

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#5 posted 520 days ago

I had seen that when it was just being posted. Very nice, but I don’t have experience with veneer. I have some, but haven’t used it yet. Too much nice solid wood to butcher!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 520 days ago

I think I might bid on it and use it for wallpaper…what do you think ? LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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shipwright

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#7 posted 520 days ago

1/42” is just sooooooooooo thin.
There is virtually no room for error.
Unfortunately, that’s the direction veneer has been going for a quite a while now.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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DarrylJN

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#8 posted 520 days ago

WOW! That is gorgeous.

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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Dusty56

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#9 posted 520 days ago

Thanks , shipwright…I wouldn’t have known that. I imagine you can just about see through it : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Randy_ATX

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#10 posted 520 days ago

Did anyone else notice the “photoshopped” comment on the ebay description?
Sapele Pommele Veneer
Cream of the Crop Here

As previous buyer stated
“Absolutely Killer Material”
Veneer has been PHOTO-SHOPPED to enhance figure of veneer

Nice Wide Leaves!!!
Don’t miss this one!!!!!!!!!!!!!

15.5 ” Wide X 33” Length x 1/42 Thick

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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Dusty56

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#11 posted 520 days ago

Photo-shopped….they most likely adjusted the light levels so you can see the figure better. I’ve done it myself. No crime committed , plus they identified it as such. : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Karson

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#12 posted 520 days ago

This is a cradle that I made for my daughter. It has Sapele Pomelle on the bottom. It’s at least 24” wide and 36” long. I bought a bundle of it 10 years ago. It’s nice to work with.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Roger

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#13 posted 516 days ago

That’s a double WowWow

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Dusty56

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#14 posted 516 days ago

Very nice heirloom , Karson : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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