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rosewood / curly maple /purpleheart / lacewood #1: new starburst table

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Blog entry by patron posted 1753 days ago 3650 reads 16 times favorited 58 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of rosewood / curly maple /purpleheart / lacewood series Part 2: heres the tutorial for the starburst . »

this is my new table from the rosewood .
so far i have 8 hours ( over 2 day period )

i will post the whole thing with all the tutorial pictures
when i get it finished .

inner circle is lacewood and purpleheart ,
outer circle is rosewood and curly maple .

the border and legs will be maple ,
and who knows what accents .

this is just a quick show , i need to sled sand these parts ,
and then glue them to the top .
it is 4’ diameter .

thanks .

here is one alternate ,same pieces .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle



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Kent Shepherd

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#1 posted 1753 days ago

Incredible, as always!

Thanks
Kent

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Thos. Angle

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#2 posted 1753 days ago

Pretty wild, David. Can’t wait to see it all.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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jockmike2

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#3 posted 1753 days ago

Amazing David just gorgeous. How do you come up with these masterpieces? What do you mean by sled sanding?

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Bricofleur

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#4 posted 1753 days ago

I wonder if this is artistic, or pyschadelic, or mathematic, but for sure it is well made and beautiful. For sure, it involves patience, patience and patience.

Can’t wait for the rest. “I” thank you for posting.

Best,

Serge

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 1753 days ago

David, all I can say is wow!! This is going to be an interesting project to see when it is finalized.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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stefang

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#6 posted 1753 days ago

A real show stopper David, beautiful work. I can’t wait to see the finished project. I would also like to know what sled sanding is.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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littlecope

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#7 posted 1753 days ago

You are something else David!! Skill, Imagination, Vision, a Desire to explore and create- all of these and more are yours…and to top it off, you’re an all-around Really Great Guy! Awesome Work…
So what color are you going to paint it? <runs> :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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GMman

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#8 posted 1753 days ago

David…what do you have to figure something like that that we dont have?
Great job what else can I say!!

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Wudbutcher

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#9 posted 1753 days ago

Really nice work. can’t wait to see the tutorial pictures. Cheers/Wudbutcher

-- Big Steve

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grizzman

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#10 posted 1753 days ago

very nice table david…sure looks like a lot of work to me…..and it will be worth your effort..is this yours or a commision…...whatever it is…its been fun huh…..look forward to the finished product.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 1753 days ago

wow David
This is one sweet table .Beautiful woods and most assuredly a master woodworkers work of art. spectacular and beautiful. Great work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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BarryW

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#12 posted 1753 days ago

Here come da judge! Here come da judge!

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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NBeener

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#13 posted 1753 days ago

Add another “wow.”

-- -- Neil

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jussdandy

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#14 posted 1753 days ago

Im lost for words, wow, beautiful and any other gez louise term ya wanna use.

-- Randy I have the right to remain silent, just not the ability ; )

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Douglas Bordner

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#15 posted 1753 days ago

Man alive!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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