Well here they are!!
I finally got them done with all the help from the group on my finishing problems with padauk and polyurethane. They are laminated padauk (5/8" thick), maple (5/16" thick), and dyed black veneer (1/32" thick). The first one is for my mother-in-law and the second for my mom. They are both 3" wide and about 9" tall.
This was a case of me finding something online and my wife says she really loved it so I made a couple for christmas.
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