inlay coffee table

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Project by Bradley Sorenson posted 11-26-2014 05:35 PM 2211 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I Built this table for my brother & sister in law. Nice big single slab of alligator juniper with a cross cut manzanita wood pattern inlayed in the center, accented with crushed turquoise.
(Sorry I didn’t have some better pictures for this project)

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Rick S.

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#1 posted 11-26-2014 07:10 PM

Gorgeous table Bradley Love the Free Flow Design! Would look great in MY Front Room! ...LOL..

Picture aren’t bad compared to some of the XXXX that gets posted on here.


EDIT: Hope you don’t mind but I just had to try and get a good look at the Complete Table. The colors probably aren’t all that close because I don’t have the actual wood in front of me. Close Bradley? To much color I think.

Your “Juniper Kitchen” is “OUTTA SIGHT”. Great Work!



-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be IN the DARK!

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#2 posted 11-26-2014 08:32 PM

really nice table

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#3 posted 11-27-2014 12:00 AM

I like your use of cross cut (“oyster cut”) inlay pieces. You have done them perfectly.
Nice work.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#4 posted 11-27-2014 12:05 AM

Very nice table and inlay!!

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

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#5 posted 11-27-2014 12:07 AM

Very nice table, how did you apply your turquoise and where do you buy yours at, especial on the side there by the knot?

-- "The Cedar King"

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#6 posted 11-27-2014 03:34 AM


Todd Barrone, I position the wood piece so the inlay area is flat, then fill in cracks or knots with crushed turquoise, purchased from any rock and mineral shop (lots of turquoise in AZ). Then use mill tape or rubberized tape around the fill area to create a dam, and pour a clear bar top coating over the area (Enviro Tex Lite).

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#7 posted 11-27-2014 03:37 AM

OH! That’s Nice.

-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be IN the DARK!

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#8 posted 11-27-2014 12:52 PM

You did a great job on this. Added to faves.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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