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Forum topic by sawdust99 posted 03-17-2015 01:37 PM 991 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-17-2015 01:37 PM

I need a real nice figured piece of quilted maple. It has to be at least 1/2×6 x 10 inches. I want to make a Keepsake Box for my granddaughter. It is for the top of the lid. Anyone know where I might get this? Thanks for any help.


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#1 posted 03-17-2015 01:48 PM

ebay good luck now

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#2 posted 03-17-2015 04:31 PM

I buy all my QM from, spend the time looking through their gallery odds are you’ll find something you like enough to buy. The last one I bought was a AAA 24”X11.5”X8/4 for $225. I only use it for embellishments, I hope it lasts for a couple yrs.

Here’s a couple examples from a project, I couldn’t believe the skull was so obvious in the 2nd or 3rd slice from the block. I just laid the router template on the slice and there it was.

I screwed up and damaged the middle panel and had to cut the one shown from a different slice, hence the diff in color and pattern. The customer didn’t seem to notice.

-- I meant to do that!

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#3 posted 03-19-2015 12:13 AM

This piece is 42 inches long and 1 inch thick. It is slightly under 6” at 5 13/16 or so. I can lop off the end if you are interested.

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#4 posted 03-23-2015 06:38 PM is where i buy most of my veneers.

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