Ambrosia Maple Wine Balancer

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Project by JNP posted 12-29-2012 05:32 PM 1453 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My niece wanted a quick gift for a girlfriend. Rockler has this ambrosia maple on sale so I picked up a board. She got this and a votive holder. Very simple project, but I really like the look of the maple. The finish is just boiled linseed oil. Top coat will be poly or shellac but she gets to put that on :-)

-- Jeff

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#1 posted 12-29-2012 05:52 PM

Darn pretty wood,nice.


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#2 posted 12-29-2012 08:49 PM

I went over to Rockler this morning to pick up some of the maple. Nothing they had at my store was anywhere near that nice looking of lumber. Definitely worth $4/bd ft if it looks like that though!

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#3 posted 12-30-2012 12:35 AM


Here’s the “matching” votive holder with walnut legs.

-- Jeff

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#4 posted 12-30-2012 10:15 AM

Nice job, beautiful wood.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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