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Ghost Maple Coffee Table

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Project by RSpiece posted 07-24-2014 08:05 PM 2453 views 14 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bookmatched coffee table in Ghost Maple and Walnut. (I know it’s called Ambrosia Maple, but Ghost Maple sounds much cooler.)

Pictured are a few stages of the breadboard end detail in action.

-- -Rob





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timbertailor

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#1 posted 07-24-2014 09:18 PM

Beautiful wood and great craftsmanship.

I could swear I have seen these handles recently. Was it on the TV cabinet with burled walnut?

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed

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#2 posted 07-24-2014 11:07 PM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 07-24-2014 11:30 PM

Awesome job. Ghost maple does sound better.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 07-24-2014 11:46 PM

That is some spectacular maple. And the woodworking ain’t too shabby either!

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

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#5 posted 07-24-2014 11:54 PM

Man that maple is spectacular! Your coffee table is going to be a real conversation starter!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#6 posted 07-25-2014 12:47 AM

What a top notch table…! Very nice…

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#7 posted 07-25-2014 01:03 AM

Awesome looking table and wood, and i do like the ghost maple name better haha

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#8 posted 07-25-2014 02:23 AM

wonderful coffee table.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#9 posted 07-25-2014 03:13 AM

real nice and the drawer detail!

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 07-25-2014 08:38 AM

That is a gorgeous table. I like ghost maple too!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 07-25-2014 11:38 AM

Haha Ghost Maple coined, I love it! Great coffee table, definitely inspiration for future projects!

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Michael James

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#12 posted 07-25-2014 02:20 PM

Really like this and would love to build something similar. Nice work on the photos as well.

-- Michael James - www.michaeljames.ca

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yao

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#13 posted 07-25-2014 02:24 PM

Wood is very beautiful!Dovetail do well.

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#14 posted 07-25-2014 02:41 PM

In the words of Axl Rose, “Yowza!” What a looker. The wedged breadboard pegs are just too cool.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#15 posted 07-25-2014 03:12 PM

Beautiful work! I’m going to start calling ambrosia maple “ghost maple”. Would love to see a close up of the top.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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