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Project by Sonny posted 1960 days ago 1586 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this table and carved it
the wood is padauk,ambrosia maple,brazilian cherry and purple heart
top was edge glued
and the rest loose tenon jointery
mirror coat for the top and sealed the rest with blended finishes
inlaid coin and dice from las vegas…........





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gjd

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#1 posted 1960 days ago

I really like the carving on this table. It adds a great deal of interest. I’m not sure of the scale of the piece, is this likely to be used as a game table or a hall table.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1960 days ago

Very interesting design elements.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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TraumaJacques

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#3 posted 1960 days ago

Nice table, superb pictures!

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 1960 days ago

IMHO , that top isn’t doing the rest of the table any favors . It is really distracting from your wonderful carvings and the colors just don’t compliment one another . Perhaps a thinner , solid Maple top would allow the rest of the table to show itself in a better light . The top appears to be as thick as the legs are in the view from the front (middle picture) . It makes the table look like a glorified butcher block .

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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wood_wench

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#5 posted 1897 days ago

While the table is very striking I would have to agree Dusty – the top is a bit of a distraction from the beautiful apron and legs. What is the intended purpose of the table? Gaming, display, coffee cups, plants??

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Sonny

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#6 posted 1626 days ago

I just built the piece to the owners request…..................

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1626 days ago

Most unique a wonderful table with outstanding details.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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