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Project by Alan Young posted 05-20-2019 12:51 PM 553 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sideboard in Solid Mahogany and Mahogany Veneers. Red Mahogany Stain,Toned Shellac, Trim highlights: Arteza Metallic Acrylic colors mixed and applied by my wife-Eileen M Young.

About six months ago I was asked if I could make a revised version of this piece.

The client wanted it sized to fit a specific location in her home. She wanted the details to remain-except the twisted carvings on the corners and wood to replace the marble Top. I submitted this design:

Sideboard in Solid Mahogany and Mahogany Veneers. Red Mahogany Stain,Toned Shellac, Trim highlights: Arteza Metallic Acrylic colors mixed and applied by my wife-Eileen M Young.Here is the final result photographed in the client’s home:





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Calmudgeon

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#1 posted 05-20-2019 01:38 PM

That’s a truly beautiful piece. Well done.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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#2 posted 05-20-2019 01:58 PM

I have a suspicion that yours is better than the original. Very nice work!

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#3 posted 05-20-2019 02:01 PM

now that is furniture making at the finest level.beautiful work alan.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#4 posted 05-20-2019 03:26 PM

Very nice indeed! Well done!

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#5 posted 05-20-2019 08:30 PM

Doesn’t fit in my house style wise, but I can appreciate the work here. Very Nice job.

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#6 posted 05-20-2019 10:19 PM

Very nice, a family heirloom for sure.

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#7 posted 05-21-2019 01:29 AM

Outstanding!

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#8 posted 05-21-2019 12:44 PM

Beautifully done, such a harmonious piece. Your craftsmanship is impeccable.

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