Red Pagoda Gen 2

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Project by bibb posted 11-17-2008 05:32 AM 3781 views 19 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the latest version in my pagoda series. This one is larger, has 2 drawers with a top compartment, wider natural pulls and has a black lacquer case.
The lid and drawer fronts were cut from a billet of quilted maple. The case and legs are hard maple. I used red over black Trans Tint dyes (topped with quite a few coats of my own blend of wiping varnish) on the quilt. I put a few words about the dye job on my blog.
I think that I am going to do one more in blue and black. Thanks for looking.

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need

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#1 posted 11-17-2008 05:36 AM

This is fantastic and majestic.. I just don’t know how to express my feeling with words..

Great work Bibb!.....

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 11-17-2008 05:38 AM

it is amazing, what material did you use.

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#3 posted 11-17-2008 05:50 AM

WOW! That is nice! Great job. What kind of finish is on there?

-- christopheralan

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#4 posted 11-17-2008 06:56 AM

Lovely piece of artwork…what size is this and other than the dyes , what was your final finish ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 11-17-2008 07:46 AM

This is absolutely gorgeous. How long did it take you to make?

-- - A Woodworking & Renovation Blog & - I make. You buy.

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#6 posted 11-17-2008 09:02 AM

INCREDIBLE finish! Great design too. Very beautiful and unique.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#7 posted 11-17-2008 01:40 PM

Beautiful finish and nice box. Love those hardware, they really set off the paint job.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 11-17-2008 02:16 PM

Thats a beauty!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#9 posted 11-17-2008 03:15 PM

eye candy … welcome to lj’s … looking forward to seeing more of your work

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#10 posted 11-17-2008 03:34 PM

Sweet!!! I really like the wood grain.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#11 posted 11-17-2008 03:42 PM

All of the above, Thanks

-- Ron Central, CA

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#12 posted 11-17-2008 03:52 PM


Everything about this piece is fantastic, especially the finish.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#13 posted 11-17-2008 04:10 PM

WOW, awesome, beautiful, fantastic! Great work!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#14 posted 11-17-2008 05:13 PM

Beautiful finish!

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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#15 posted 11-17-2008 05:52 PM

absolutely stunning

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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