Arts and Crafts wine rack, Flame Birch and Ebony

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Project by _Steve posted 04-29-2014 05:52 PM 4180 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone. Its been a long time since I posted anything. Thought I would show the reproduction I did of the 2013 Stickley collector’s Wine Rack. The material is Flame Birch I acquired at an auction a couple years back. I got 450’ of this beautiful wood and I finally decided to use some of it for my niece’s wedding present. I have always like the use of ebony to accent a piece (Greene & Greene). The cheese board is also made of Flame Birch and Ebony. I used General Finishes Arm-R-Seal 5 coats, Semi-Satin (I mixed even parts of Satin and Semi-Gloss to make the flame pop)

-- McMaker Woodworks, Where you can give directive for a pending antique.

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Nathan H.

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#1 posted 04-29-2014 06:46 PM

Wow that’s gorgeous!

-- - Nathan H., Iowa

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#2 posted 04-29-2014 09:50 PM

i was wondering where you were, this is so beautiful, i love birch, and flame birch is really at the top of the list, this turned out so good, was tis for yourself, or a client,, regardless, you did a great job steve.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 04-29-2014 10:10 PM

Thanks for the comments, it is a wedding gift for my niece.

-- McMaker Woodworks, Where you can give directive for a pending antique.

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Kaleb the Swede

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#4 posted 04-29-2014 10:40 PM

Wow! Wow! Amazing work!

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#5 posted 04-29-2014 11:50 PM

That is the most beautiful wine rack I have ever seen

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Steve Cherry

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#6 posted 04-30-2014 01:43 AM

Very nice; thanks for posting.

-- Steve - Front Royal, VA

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#7 posted 04-30-2014 01:47 AM

Great job, beautiful wood.

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#8 posted 04-30-2014 03:04 AM

very nice

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 04-30-2014 09:02 AM

Never heard of this type of wood, but a big fan now! Love the build great job I’m sure she loves this!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 04-30-2014 06:03 PM

Stunning work and the grain is amazing, great job!

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#11 posted 05-01-2014 12:16 AM

Beautifully done

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#12 posted 05-01-2014 12:27 AM

OMG, the figure is STUNNING! GREAT job, it’s a stand out piece!

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