Tiger Maple Table

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Project by dwpearl posted 05-13-2014 10:35 PM 1421 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a tiger maple, walnut and bird eye table I made for my brother-in-law last. The Design we worked on together. It is finished with danish oil, poly and poly gel. This wood was so highly figured it was a real pain to work with. 22 mortise and tenion joints are in the base. The last picture you can see a little of the u haul that he used to haul it to D.C. from Vermont.

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#1 posted 05-13-2014 10:51 PM

REALLY nice build!

Trestle-style furniture is some of my favorite designs – very simple but elegant and with great lines.

You put just enough details into this without overdoing it and making it too busy.

And that Maple is fantastic – you have one lucky brother-in-law! Or, should I say he does!



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#2 posted 05-13-2014 11:45 PM

Love the wood. Love the joinery. Love the table! I’ll bet the photos don’t do the tabletop justice.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 05-14-2014 12:08 AM

What gfadvm said..

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#4 posted 05-14-2014 12:13 AM

beautiful table and very nice work.thanks for sharing.

welcome to lumberjocks!!!

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#5 posted 05-14-2014 12:44 AM

Nice table – Great use of the beautiful maple!!!!

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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