haha oops! nobody said I was good at reading rules. :)Don't trash it! But yes the main requirement is a lathe. I believe that was established back when they first started doing these challenges in the turning forum. I'm sure we'd all love to see what you made though. :)
Not sure about the veneer but some of those thin strips at 1-8 thick and 3/4 wide would be nice.
I think I'm going to stiple the front. Need to come up with something to cover up that inclusion that still shows up.