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Nakashima style Sled base coffee table

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Project by TexPenn posted 03-31-2009 04:22 AM 3850 views 11 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nakashima style sled base table. 19 high with a massive 2X30X7’ Cherry slab top. This is a custom 100% cherry piece….. LOL with maple butterflies. I lucked into this giant cherry butt log several months back & have about 11 of these slabs!!! Oil finish. I also have a mill up & running & am selling some really nice freshly sawn cherry & walnut. Here at the store in shelocta, in my ebay store: http://stores.shop.ebay.com/Around-The-Bend-Woodworks__W0QQ_armrsZ1 & off my website: http://www.around-the-bend.com
& the first load will be coming out of the new kiln around the end of april. Thanks!

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com





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bigwoodturner

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#1 posted 03-31-2009 04:30 AM

I love the style of Nakashima. Nice job, good luck with the rest of the slabs.

-- Dale

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TexPenn

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#2 posted 03-31-2009 04:33 AM

one is already spoken for… another childs table set with cherry stump stools… 100% cherry set!

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com

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mtnwild

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#3 posted 03-31-2009 04:54 AM

That is cool. Nice use of some great slabs. Love it.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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woodworm

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#4 posted 03-31-2009 08:34 AM

Nice design.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Todd Thomas

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#5 posted 03-31-2009 11:06 AM

nice looking table….good job….very well done

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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degoose

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#6 posted 03-31-2009 11:44 AM

Great use of a great stick of cherry
As we said in the R.A.N. [ ozzie navy] Bravo Zulu…. job well done!!
Larry

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Achiko

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#7 posted 08-19-2009 07:36 PM

This is a very elegant and beautiful piece. Please forgive my ignorance, but how did you attach the top to the base? What technique did you use on the edges of the slab? I have been offered a slab that would make a nice, though smaller, example of this table but I have been reluctant to take on the project for lack of skills to do it justice. Maybe now…

Chuck

-- Chuck, Cottage Grove, Oregon -- http://www.alibiforignorance.blogspot.com

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TexPenn

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#8 posted 08-19-2009 10:03 PM

My friends arent that cultured & call this the hockey stick table LOL GO PENNS? Its all joined with simple butt joints & 3” screws.

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com

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#9 posted 08-20-2009 06:46 AM

i really like this design

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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moondog69

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#10 posted 06-05-2010 04:54 PM

thats cool,never saw one like that before.

-- al.chazy ny

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GabrielX

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#11 posted 09-09-2010 06:55 PM

Great history behind the Nakshima “style”. Thanks for the info, nice pieces on your website!!

-- GX

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