Wine holder

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Project by Navyblue posted 06-19-2012 03:13 AM 1842 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first wood project and it was a father’s day gift. My dad found this beautiful piece of spalted tamarind in a Woodcraft store. I added the padauk because I knew they would look like magic together. Finished with danish oil. I think its very cool that the danish oil brought out a multitude of colors in the tamarind that weren’t visual when it was “raw.” Sanded the indentions with drum sanders on the drill press. I have never worked with wood except staining and painting so this was an exciting project. I planned the shape but my boyfriend cut it out on the bandsaw until I get more practice with that machine. I eventually want to make a jewerly box and there are a ton of impressive ones on this site that have sparked my imagination.

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#1 posted 06-19-2012 04:06 AM

Very nice, turned out great, love the wood choices.

I’ll have to hold on to the design, they would make great Christmas presents.


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#2 posted 06-19-2012 04:54 AM

Nice result! Welcome!


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#3 posted 06-19-2012 01:55 PM

Excellent work

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#4 posted 06-19-2012 08:08 PM

Nice design.

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#5 posted 06-22-2012 03:10 AM

Nice job ! That’s a really nice piece of spalted wood you have there.

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#6 posted 08-12-2012 03:39 AM

Thanks everyone!

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#7 posted 08-12-2012 09:44 AM

Nice combination

It pops out


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#8 posted 08-12-2012 08:51 PM

Beautiful combo of woods. I love Padauk but I’ve never seen salted tamarind. Very pretty indeed!

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#9 posted 08-12-2012 09:37 PM

Great balancer and WELCOME to Lumberjocks!!!!!!!!!!!......................Jim

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#10 posted 08-14-2012 10:07 PM

Nice! Very nice wine holder. Naveyblue, I am about to post my very first lidded jewely box and all of mine were cut with a bandsaw, they are a blast.

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