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Latest Tack Trunk Commission Completed

Discussion in 'Tack & Equipment' started by Jim_in_PA, Jul 13, 2015.

  1. Jim_in_PA

    Jim_in_PA Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    I delivered my latest tack trunk commission this weekend. This one has Sapele (a mahogany variety) trim over Quarter Sawn White Oak veneers and includes the drawer unit. On delivery, the owner has requested I return to install a lock on the top trunk unit so that it can be secured when she's at away shows, so I've ordered a black combination lock assembly for that addition. I always enjoy the look on folks' face when I arrive and pull off the moving blankets, letting them see the thing for the first time up close and personal. :)

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  2. partyof5

    partyof5 Full Member

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    Oh my world that is so beautiful!! You are a talented man. What do you charge for something like that, if you don't mind me asking?
     
  3. Jim_in_PA

    Jim_in_PA Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Something like what is pictured is about $1200, but everything I make is custom. Different choices of wood species and trunk system features/options are what determines the quote price. My work is "furniture grade" and fills a niche. It's also more of an avocation, rather than a business. I only do a few a year and it's for "mad money"...this time, it's helping fund my new camera.
     
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  4. mooselady

    mooselady Senior Member

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    Beautiful, I would struggle to actually use something that nice!
     
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  5. ZipAllied

    ZipAllied Senior Member

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    Seriously Gorgeous Jim!
     
  6. all4him

    all4him Senior Member

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    *jaw drop - slow applause*

    Absolutely stunning Jim!
     
  7. CrazyHorse

    CrazyHorse Senior Member

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    Wow! That is beautiful work! Worth every penny!
     
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    paval Senior Member

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    You really are gifted... absolutely gorgeous!
     
  9. ridemandslidem

    ridemandslidem Senior Member+

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    Stunning work.
     
  10. foureyed_dragon

    foureyed_dragon Senior Member

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    That is stunning!
     

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