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05-30-2013 10:46 PM

I have always liked the stacked plywood exposed edge look. What do you think, am I crazy? Should there be more voids showing?

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#1 posted 05-30-2013 11:05 PM

This one took some very special talent.

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#2 posted 05-30-2013 11:14 PM

I kinda see it as the modern version of the cinder block book case.

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#3 posted 05-31-2013 01:19 AM

I think the first project needed to add a layer at the upper and/or lower level for support. It seems to be sagging.

I do like it conceptually.

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#4 posted 05-31-2013 02:00 AM

No…... I don’t think so…...

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#5 posted 05-31-2013 05:06 AM

I have been working on some different picture frames lately and I took a sheet of baltic birch 1/2”, ripped it in strips, laminated it together to try a photo frame with Purple Heart to see what it would look like. I agree with you that less voids can be better and make for a unique project.

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#6 posted 05-31-2013 05:08 AM

Redryder, very nice.

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#7 posted 06-01-2013 01:56 AM

WOW – I finally got that stick out of my eyes and look at what I now see. That is awesome, cool and very nice. Thanks for the post

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#8 posted 06-01-2013 05:29 PM

I like the exposed plywood edge look as well, but its gotta be done right and in the correct proportions.

The media console project you posted seems a little out of proportion on the top and the bottom as Buckethead pointed out. I think a thicker top and bottom would look much better. Also, the stacks that make the vertical divider would look better if they were flush with each other. Just my personal opinion.

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#9 posted 09-25-2013 04:04 AM

Bump test

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#10 posted 09-25-2013 05:01 PM

Here is a prototype of a piece I created about a year ago that I have had sitting on my office desk. Many people comment about it. It is from laminated construction beams which were about 2 inches wide to start with. I cut them up and glued side by side and slapped on some 2 part epoxy. I want to make a frame with this system first and then possibly a coffee or end table.

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