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Project by windofthewoods posted 06-01-2007 07:39 AM 2248 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

With a full time job and three out of our seven children ill I still managed to complete the table minus some esthetics to be done this weekend along with several coats of finish. I just hope that they find it in their heart to accept my entry for now and I will add some better pictures this weekend. I could have thrown on enough of those little things whatever you call them I do not know with a quick coat of finish and called it done but I had to be honest. O.k. enough of my sob story I made the handle and the little accents out of cocobolo. Since I can see the sides of the drawer through the table I decided to make them out of ambrosia maple to add a nice touch. It took me a long time as I was progressing to come up with the final design. To me it was all about the little things and my boys enjoyed helping me out with this project. Thanks for the challenge and the experiences it gave me.

-- Ed,Red Lake, Ontario, Canada

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#1 posted 06-01-2007 12:29 PM

Nice looking table, unique ends on the shelf ends. good use of different kinds of woods. I like it. Good Luck. Like Dick said, We’re all winners. jockmike

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

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#2 posted 06-01-2007 01:46 PM

Nice interpretation…I like it…

-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX -

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#3 posted 06-01-2007 01:59 PM

Great Table Ed. Congratulations on finishing.

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

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#4 posted 06-01-2007 02:26 PM

Great Job.

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

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#5 posted 06-01-2007 03:23 PM

Very pretty!

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

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#6 posted 06-01-2007 03:46 PM

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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#7 posted 06-02-2007 12:44 AM

super job. Well done

(s-ss-s-even???!!!)) (fainting at the thought)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 06-02-2007 10:01 PM

Very good job.

-- Fred Childs, Pasadena, CA - - - Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.

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#9 posted 06-03-2007 08:17 PM

Very Nice!

-- Craig - "If a man does his best, what else is there?" - General George S. Patton

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#10 posted 06-04-2007 06:49 PM

That was a great idea to have the contrasting wood on the drawer sides to show through the aprons and the full cloud design(I’ll call it) is also interesting on your shelf. Please show it when you’ve had time to finish it. Thanks.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#11 posted 06-05-2007 03:55 PM

Very coooool table Ed!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#12 posted 02-23-2008 01:37 AM

I like the style, it has an old world feel to it. Excellent job!

-- --Chuck

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