Hunt Board

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Project by Joel Shappell posted 08-30-2014 08:30 PM 2189 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Hunt Board is finally finished.

Walnut case and frame. Quilted Maple and some ebony on each door. Mahogany top. BLO and Shellac finish. Bought the plans for this from Finewoodworking. Many firsts for me on this one.

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#1 posted 08-30-2014 09:02 PM

Absolutely beautiful. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#2 posted 08-31-2014 11:12 AM

Very beautifull piece of furniture, I love it. Its elegant and very well done

-- andrek

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#3 posted 08-31-2014 01:41 PM

Very nice piece. Where did you get a slab of mahogany with such nice figure?

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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#4 posted 08-31-2014 03:36 PM

Really well done!

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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#5 posted 09-01-2014 01:39 AM

Wow, is the top one piece? Great color and nice choices of woods used. Your hinges add a nice style to the piece as well as the frame beading on the panels. Craftsmanship shine throughout , well done!

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#6 posted 09-01-2014 03:06 AM

A great looking piece. Really well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#7 posted 09-01-2014 11:01 AM

Beautiful piece and the top, wow. For many first you’ve mastered them.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#8 posted 09-02-2014 12:48 PM

The single piece of Mahogany was purchased at it’s a lumber chain with three locations in the Chicago area. I love going there and browsing what they have.

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#9 posted 09-02-2014 01:42 PM

That’s very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#10 posted 09-02-2014 02:06 PM

The top piece of Mahogany was originally 8/4 thick and way too wide for my planer. So I planed it down with hand tools. Took a very long time, but worth the effort.

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