Screen/Room Divider

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Project by kimosawboy posted 05-22-2014 03:59 PM 1360 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a screen that I built for a clients entryway , used to block off an unwanted kitchen view.
The materials are spalted maple and old growth cedar. I roughcut both the cedar and maple with a chainsaw mill on a cutblock/ dried them in my kiln and milled and assembled them in the shop.
All of the maple panels are bookmatched to one another as they came from the same log. The inserts are roughly 7/16th” in the center of each and then shaped down to a shy ¼” to fit in the groove, it’s a very ‘’soft’’ raised panel. I did cut the groove in the stile the full length knowing that I would have to fill the lower ‘’feet’’ area but I thought the contrast would be nice.
Maple inserts finished with 3 coats satin poly before assembly. Cedar finished with clear watco oil.
Dimensions are 72” height X 14.5” per panel
Good coverage of 60” or 72 folded out.
Pic 1 in the sun.
Pic 2 just after milling the log
Pic 3 mock up of one panel to show the client (trust me it will be kinda like this but better, oh ya and 4 more panels)
Pic 4 shade shot front
Pic 5 shade shot back (with shadows)
Pic 6 close up.

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#1 posted 05-22-2014 05:28 PM

Great looking work. Especially good choice of woods.

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#2 posted 05-23-2014 06:24 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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