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Project by cassy posted 05-27-2007 03:25 AM 1877 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this table took a lot of time to make simply because i used what most people would consider scraps.Alot of patience was required to glue all the pieces together the only easy part was the legs because they are made only of Oak.

-- dave montreal

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#1 posted 05-27-2007 03:28 AM

The color is beautiful. It looks like my coffee table but brighter.

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#2 posted 05-27-2007 03:28 AM

Great table. I like the contrast of the wood.

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

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#3 posted 05-27-2007 04:30 AM

Love the colors, very nice.

-- Great things begin in chaos

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#4 posted 05-27-2007 04:38 AM

Very nice table, nice choice of woods. Welcome to lumberjocks. jockmike

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#5 posted 05-27-2007 06:35 AM

Casey -

Very interesting. I like your use of “scraps”!


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#6 posted 05-27-2007 01:15 PM

Your time was well spent. It’s a beautiful table.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#7 posted 05-27-2007 01:17 PM

well done. I love hearing that a beautiful project was made from ‘scraps’ :)
Very nice

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#8 posted 05-28-2007 10:23 AM

Beautiful table – but scraps???? In my shop, when it comes to hardwoods, I have big project pieces and little project pieces – all of my scraps are pine :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#9 posted 05-28-2007 11:22 AM

Love the contrasting colors and utilizing scrapes is just awesome….great job!!!

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#10 posted 05-28-2007 02:48 PM

Very nice, I believe mixing of various woods one of my favorite things. Like you said, you can use up a lot of scraps that aren’t really scrap.
Welcome to Lumberjocks!

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#11 posted 05-28-2007 06:30 PM

A nice job on the layers and a nice looking table Cassy. Did you use biscuits to join the various parts, or simply glue them together and clamp?

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#12 posted 05-28-2007 10:45 PM

That’s a really nice table. Nice glueup!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#13 posted 05-29-2007 01:03 AM

the pieces were just glued up.

-- dave montreal

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#14 posted 05-29-2007 05:44 AM

Great table Cassy.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia †

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#15 posted 05-30-2007 07:35 PM

Very striking contrasts.

Did you build it up one piece at a time, or as one large panel all clamped at one time?

The finish looks great.

-- -- Skee from MN

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