Oval marquetry table for the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrew

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Project by goldenhands posted 02-01-2014 05:37 PM 2695 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here it is guys the table is done.
Lots and lots of hours of work.
Best marquetry from my part so far.
Letters were real challenge but surprisingly and against all odds its done.
Enjoy :)

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands

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#1 posted 02-01-2014 06:20 PM

Truly a work of art.
Just a Wow or good job just won’t fit here … Awe struck comes to mind

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#2 posted 02-01-2014 06:58 PM

Golden for sure A+++++++ work and outstanding design,I’m always amazed by your work.Thanks for sharing this fine work with us.

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#3 posted 02-01-2014 07:43 PM

Holy Crap!!! That is a masterpiece! I think marquetry is way beyond my capabilities. Going to try something simple one of these days just because I love it so much.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#4 posted 02-01-2014 08:45 PM

Absolutely Amazing! You keep raising the bar!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 02-01-2014 09:15 PM

wow, that us a beautiful work of art, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#6 posted 02-01-2014 09:35 PM

Very nice Yuri.
Lettering is a real challenge and you’ve done it well.
Thanks for sharing this with us.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#7 posted 02-01-2014 11:30 PM

What a fantastic commission! Great looking table. The marquetry is amazing. Well Done

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#8 posted 02-02-2014 02:08 AM

Awesome workmanship!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#9 posted 02-02-2014 05:03 AM

You scored a “Hole in One” with me!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#10 posted 02-02-2014 05:38 AM

Don’t mind me… I’ll just be over here picking my jaw up off the floor.

What’s the purpose for the removable medallion?

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#11 posted 02-02-2014 08:01 AM

Good grief, that’s amazing! A lovely piece of work, a fantastic commission, and a place where your work will be respected and cared for over a long time.Beautiful.

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#12 posted 02-02-2014 08:04 AM

Amaizing table. I hope you get good price for such hard long lasting work.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 02-02-2014 08:39 AM

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#14 posted 02-02-2014 11:12 AM

Hi guys, thank you for the comments and appreciation.
The square space in the middle has been accurately measured to fit a large cash prize for some special golf tournament.
When the lead is open all you see is a layer of red coloured banknotes :)
No of course not its a joke lol its for very special books, but please don’t ask any more questions about it :(

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands

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#15 posted 02-02-2014 02:02 PM

Breathtaking. Awesome.

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