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Forum topic by ThePickledZebra posted 09-13-2008 08:53 PM 963 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-13-2008 08:53 PM

I’d been looking around for ideas for an “unusual” bed project and stumbled on this item:

(there are several pics if you navigate this link:

This appears to be far beyond my skill set let alone my tool set, but I love a challenge. I haven’t made
a piece of furniture in several years, but this is quite inspiring. I’m just wondering at this point what type
of wood was used. If someone can identify it, many thanks.

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#1 posted 09-13-2008 09:09 PM

It says curly cherry and walnut ;)

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#2 posted 09-13-2008 09:20 PM

The dark has to be walnut, for the other wood, maybe you can find a match here.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#3 posted 09-13-2008 10:02 PM

doh! Thanks guys!

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#4 posted 09-13-2008 10:06 PM

That’s a nice art nouveau design. I like it.

-- Scott - Chico California

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#5 posted 09-15-2008 10:40 PM

those end panels appear to be bookmatched veneer… I wish I could make something like that.

Also, one of those panels begs for an inlaid magnolia blossom.

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#6 posted 09-16-2008 12:27 AM

Looks like a walnut frame to me. You sure do like a challenge.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 09-16-2008 12:57 AM

I think that it is tree wood. Verrrry rare… nice bed design though

-- making sawdust....

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