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Project by mzmac posted 04-11-2009 05:54 PM 1905 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Conference Table that I made for my church. It is all Walnut. I used a traditional through, wedged, mortise and tenon joint for the stretcher. With loose tenons for the feet and supports, also I signed it with a inlayed dovetail on the bottom.





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Julian

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#1 posted 04-11-2009 06:00 PM

I love the top. Nice job!

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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Bob A in NJ

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#2 posted 04-11-2009 06:08 PM

I’m usually not thrilled with sapwood in projects but this project is making me re-think my view. Very nice project design. Nice work.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#3 posted 04-11-2009 06:55 PM

Ditto on how great the top looks.

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

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#4 posted 04-11-2009 07:41 PM

great job, church should be very happy.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#5 posted 04-11-2009 08:58 PM

I love the sapwood inclusions ! The whole table is awesome including your signature : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 04-11-2009 09:51 PM

Beautiful piece Matt! I love the sapwood as well and have always felt that a true craftsman is defined by his skill in joinery. This is skill.

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#7 posted 04-12-2009 02:31 AM

great looking table…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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#8 posted 04-12-2009 01:47 PM

Another thumbs up here on the use of the sapwood, it looks great.

-- http://nelsonwoodworks.biz/

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#9 posted 09-07-2009 03:03 PM

Forgive my ignorance as I’m new. Is that a particular type of walnut? I am looking a doing a table top like that and was wondering how you get the wonderful contrast in the wood. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Scott

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