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Marquetry Chest on Stand

comments (1) October 24th, 2012 in Reader's Gallery

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Woodworker: Chuck SharbaughSharbaugh is not afraid to turn to unorthodox sources for inspiration. He used shapes from a local steel structure near a harbor in this piece (20-1/2 in. deep by 46 in. wide by 66 in. tall). The shapes are seen in the legs and on the insides of the doors. The drawer faces show satellite views of cities, commercial sites, subdivisions, and rural areas, all done in marquetry. The ebonized hard-maple stand uses imported and domestic veneers and is finished with non-grain-raising black stain and shellac.
Design or Plan used: Not specified

posted in: Reader's Gallery, maple, veneer, shellac, stain, Custom Design


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Bluecab Bluecab writes: Incredible!
Posted: 8:21 pm on October 31st

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