Idbill

Seattle Job: Create 9 octagonal finials

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Is there anyone in the Seattle area that would be willing to be paid to create 9 octagonal finials?

 

They are approx 7" x 7" x 7"

 

I've included a picture of the original (very rough looking), and a rough contour outline.

The contour (in white) is a solid piece of laminated wood, and the grey piece is trim attached to the outside.

(Note the 'top' shown in the picture and not the contour is a separate piece.)

 

I attempted to cut this on the band saw but my 14" band saw doesn't have the cutting depth.

 

With patience this is do-able, but requires a 16" band saw or 14" with a riser.

 

I'd charge $100/ea

 

I'd also build it with 2x8 cedar lumber which is $50 for a 6' board, but softer than Southern Yellow Pine and would have better longevity.

 

I'm asking for someone, so if you're interested, I will show you what I've learned and will connect you with them (they are pre-internet).

 

 

Thanx,

Bill

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