Curly maple slab table

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Project by jcsterling posted 09-11-2015 06:08 PM 1991 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

single maple slab top table. The top is 33” +/- wide x 60” long. Pedestal base is walnut. I used arm r seal for the top and odies oil for the base.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#1 posted 09-11-2015 06:15 PM

Very nice looking table. Great piece.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 09-11-2015 08:07 PM

Beautiful work John. Well done.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#3 posted 09-11-2015 08:44 PM

Beautiful, love the base and top. Any chance on getting a picture of the underside how you connected the two?

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#4 posted 09-11-2015 10:33 PM

Very nice, must have been a lot of work flattening that top.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#5 posted 09-11-2015 11:09 PM

really nice table, the legs are really interesting
I visited your website too – wonderful work

-- Greg Simon

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#6 posted 09-11-2015 11:57 PM

Great looking table—I love that live-edge slab! And those chairs are pretty cool looking also!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#7 posted 09-12-2015 12:01 AM

Great looking table (love the bowties). The design/execution on the chair is outstanding!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#8 posted 09-12-2015 12:16 AM

thank you everyone.

Siavosh I will try to remember to get a shot of the underside for you. not much to see…top is bolted to the base.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#9 posted 09-12-2015 03:07 AM

Love the table. Design and aesthetics are out of the world. Just one question – does the small pedestal make it stable enough for an everyday table for a family and kids?

-- -- Mike Beauvais

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#10 posted 09-12-2015 11:21 AM

That is a beautiful piece of work. Nice Job. Is it a client piece or personal? Love the chairs too, did you make those also for this?

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#11 posted 09-12-2015 11:44 AM

Mike Beauvais, the table is very stable. size kinda limits it to 4 people.

Kaleb, yes I made the chairs but they are going to a client in NJ and the table i made for spec to take to shows.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#12 posted 09-12-2015 12:12 PM

This is a wonderful table. I like the leg design. Also like the bow ties in “checked top” Much nicer than cutting out and piecing in to cover a flaw in wood. WOW !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#13 posted 09-13-2015 02:41 PM

beautiful table

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#14 posted 09-13-2015 04:48 PM

a beautiful table john, i also like the chairs,you made them as well huh…

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#15 posted 09-14-2015 12:44 AM

Great looking piece of furniture, beautiful all around, live edge, natural split, and great work o those Dutchmans.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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