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  1. Apr 21, 2016 #1

    tnyr5

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    African Mahogany with Spanish Cedar and Wenge base, Wenge inlaid keys, and lacewood accents that I built for a friend. By no means a masterpiece, but it turned out semi-decent.



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    Looks good!
     
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    Looks nice from here


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    Hmmmmm, beginnings of a nice Wardian case! :p
     
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    The top of this is beautiful! The book leafing with the grain of that wood is outstanding.
     
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    It is way more than "semi-descent", it is gorgeous! It is interesting that you combined several different materials with strong characters.
     
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    Wonderful! You're multi-talented it seems.

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    very nice carpentry!
     
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    It looks good!!!
     
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    You let the lovely wood be the star and that's what counts.
    This table is simple and very, very elegant. It's a very
    special talent I think.
     
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    That's beautiful.
     
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    I like it a lot. It's beautiful!

    I especially like that it's hand made and not mass produced out of plastic-laminated particle board.
     
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    Good work. Such talent!
     
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    Troy, do you have trouble finding these rather exotic
    woods in your area? We end up using red and white oak
    and some poplar because that's all we can get here.
     
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    I live near 2 lumberyards (Hearne Hardwoods and Groff & Groff) that have everything from Pine to Snakewood and Macassar Ebony.
     
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    Poplar, white & red oak, cedar, redwood, pine are readily availabe where I live. ironwood, mahogany is harder to find, the inlaid table top and the clear coat finish makes the grains stick out very nice, and hides any blemishes very good as well. people get dark hardwood floors after I tell them to use white or red oak, but everybody jumps on the best deal....oh well, dark wood shows every little scratch
     
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