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Dusty56

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02-04-2013 11:14 PM

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

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#1 posted 02-04-2013 11:17 PM

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

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sandhill

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#2 posted 02-04-2013 11:26 PM

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

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#3 posted 02-04-2013 11:28 PM

Best wishes : )

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

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#4 posted 02-05-2013 12:18 AM

Wow! That sure is some nice looking veneer!

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

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#5 posted 02-05-2013 12:22 AM

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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#6 posted 02-05-2013 12:28 AM

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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#7 posted 02-05-2013 01:04 AM

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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#8 posted 02-05-2013 03:41 AM

WOW! That is gorgeous.

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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#9 posted 02-05-2013 03:43 AM

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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#10 posted 02-05-2013 03:48 AM

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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#11 posted 02-05-2013 03:52 AM

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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#12 posted 02-05-2013 05:10 AM

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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#13 posted 02-08-2013 07:23 PM

That’s a double WowWow

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

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#14 posted 02-09-2013 01:56 AM

Very nice heirloom , Karson : )

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

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