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Project by daniel posted 04-07-2007 06:36 AM 1676 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really wanted to make a table with a top that looks like a quilt…this project provided the perfect opportunity, the top is solid wood with biscuits holding the pieces together and then an edge banding around the outside

-- Daniel





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WayneC

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#1 posted 04-07-2007 06:37 AM

Very nice. Are these ending up in your home?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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daniel

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#2 posted 04-07-2007 06:39 AM

yep one on each side of the bed

-- Daniel

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#3 posted 04-07-2007 07:16 AM

Nice work! What kind of wood and finish did you use?

-- Ed,Red Lake, Ontario, Canada

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Lou

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#4 posted 04-07-2007 07:20 AM

very good! they are very unique, i think you are one of the only ones to put your own touches on it, like the rules said! very nice!!!

-- "What one can make with good tools is limited only by one's talent" (lucius-hill@comcast.net)

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#5 posted 04-07-2007 07:27 AM

Ed,
i used wormy maple, tiger wood, lacewood, ash, cherry, walnut, there is one other kind that i picked up from a buddy a piece of scrap and i forget what it is…for the finish i put danish oil (natural) then used a wipe on poly after i let it dry for 3 days

-- Daniel

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#6 posted 04-07-2007 11:27 AM

these are great.
Do you have a quilt to match the pattern?

(also, don’t forget to put “challenge01” as one of the tags for the challenge entry)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 04-07-2007 11:39 AM

A great mixture of wood. Is the quilt solid, or veneer?
Congratulations on a fine project.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#8 posted 04-07-2007 04:00 PM

Very nice… and unique among the entries.

Though sleeping under a matching quilt may not be so comfortable ;)

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#9 posted 04-07-2007 04:24 PM

If you’ve got a quilt like a board, Do you sleep like a rock.

Very nice and Unique. Good luck.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Bill

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#10 posted 04-07-2007 05:16 PM

Nice pattern and unique design Daniel. Definitely raising the bar.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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#11 posted 04-07-2007 05:47 PM

Beautiful!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#12 posted 04-07-2007 06:19 PM

Very nice tables, beautiful wood. jockmike

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

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#13 posted 04-07-2007 07:09 PM

oh you guys—be careful or I’m smack you with a quilt!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Chip

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#14 posted 04-08-2007 02:32 AM

Beautiful Daniel and great craftsmanship. The way you approached the tops is really distinctive. Thanks so much for sharing with us.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#15 posted 04-08-2007 04:46 AM

Love the interpretation… I cant wait so see what you do for an encore… looks like this bed needs a headboard. Any plans?

Drew

-- Drew, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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