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Thorsen Table - Second of Two

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Project by schroeder posted 05-28-2007 02:20 AM 2639 views 5 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m not sure if I supposed to enter two tables or not, but I built two and so I is’a postin two!
This table is identical in design to the earlier one I posted. This one has Bubinga inlay, a book-matched “crotch” top and concealed drawer. I used 2 coats of sealer, 5 coats of poly and a coat of wax.

This “challenge” made me put away excuses and try my hand at inlay. I like it a lot! It’s very time consuming, but I think I’ll be doing more in the future! Thanks again to Lumberjocks, (Martin, Karson and others) and Popular Woodworking for starting the contest, it was fun!




-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe





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WayneC

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#1 posted 05-28-2007 02:30 AM

I’m pretty sure if Karson can enter 2 you can. : ^ )

Great looking table.

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

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Diane

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#2 posted 05-28-2007 02:43 AM

I love it and the hidden drawer is the best feature in my book.

Diane

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mot

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#3 posted 05-28-2007 03:01 AM

This has been a great challenge and has certainly demonstrated that there are a gazillion woodworkers that are better at this than I am. Great table.

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

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#4 posted 05-28-2007 03:14 AM

Niice table Schroeder. I like the criss-cross bottom you did, looks cool. jockmike.

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

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Karson

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#5 posted 05-28-2007 03:51 AM

Great pair of tables Schreoder. I don’t think you’ll get two years of Popular Woodworking. But great job.

-- 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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Don

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#6 posted 05-28-2007 05:19 AM

Nice work, Schroeder.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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#7 posted 05-28-2007 05:59 AM

Awesome! Very neat adding the video clip!

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#8 posted 05-28-2007 06:26 AM

Oh sure, Post your second just as I’m putting the final touches on my first…

Looks good. That top is fantastic!

-- 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 05-28-2007 07:10 AM

It has been great watching all the tables come out…great job Schroeder…beautiful top and the drawer is a nice addition.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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#10 posted 05-28-2007 01:12 PM

it’s beautiful—love the colouring. The table top is lovely.

Well done !! (again)

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#11 posted 05-28-2007 02:53 PM

It’s as beautiful as the first one. You must be pushing for first, & second place.
Good Luck!!

-- -** 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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Obi

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#12 posted 05-31-2007 01:45 AM

This is tight… it reminds me of an Asian flair

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#13 posted 06-15-2007 05:23 PM

Congratulations on placing 3rd place!!

-- -** 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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#14 posted 06-15-2007 05:47 PM

Congrats :)

A nice set of tables.

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

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Karson

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#15 posted 06-15-2007 06:45 PM

Congratulation on winning third place. Nice table and nice inlays.

-- 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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