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Spalted Maple and Walnut Table

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Spalted Maple and Walnut TableHey Lumberjocks, it's been a while. Thought I would show off this table I made. The top is bookmatched spalted maple and the base and legs are walnut with mortise and tenon joints (cut with a combination of hand and power tools).



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In Memory of a Great Friend

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In Memory of a Great Friend In 2003 one of my best friends and partner in my tattoo/piercing shop passed away unexpectedly. With his passing I closed my shop and moved out of the area. He was cremated and little did I know his remains were kept in a stainless steel container he used at his tattoo booth. A little over a year ago his widow asked me if I would be willing to make a urn for his ashes and asked me what it would cost. Cost? Nothing was my reply. It took me a while to make this as it had to be very special. I finally came up with this urn and his widow received it the day before, what would have been his 72nd birthday. RIP Brother!
P.S. my apologies for the lousy background.



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Two-drawer chest for the shop

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Two-drawer chest for the shopThis was good practice cutting dovetails and fitting drawers. I had been keeping odds and ends under my bench in a cardboard box that was half-full of shavings, so I think this is a pretty good upgrade.I still haven't gotten half-blind dovetails that are good enough to put on something nice, but I feel like I improved a little with this project. Im going to find one or two more shop boxes to build with them before I try them on something for the house.



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