Bubinga Table

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Project by Dave5020 posted 06-21-2009 05:17 AM 2141 views 11 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A bubinga sofa table, I had seen an oak table similar in design and thought the bubinga I just happened to have would work out just right. I used minwax semigloss spray cans for the finish. 60”W x 16”D x 30” H.

-- Dave5020

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#1 posted 06-21-2009 05:20 AM

This goes very high on my WOW list. very well done . Most beautiful.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 06-21-2009 05:29 AM

Agree with Jim…................WOW !!!!

Anychance you got a picture of the top?
Also what type of finish did you use?

Thanks for posting

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#3 posted 06-21-2009 05:30 AM

Excellent table! The curved legs give it a nice touch.

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#4 posted 06-21-2009 06:17 AM

hey dave i really like what you’ve done here, very classy

the curved legs are just the right compliment to the gorgeous wood you have used

great job, hope all is well

-- James, Bluffton, IN

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#5 posted 06-21-2009 06:35 AM


Very nice table! Beautiful wood and finish. The design has too look better with that bubinga, than it ever could out of oak. Congratulations on an excellent build and use of a beautiful wood. Thanks for sharing.
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#6 posted 06-21-2009 12:29 PM

Gorgeous table. Love the design. A close-up of the grain on that top would have been like icing on the cake.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#7 posted 06-21-2009 02:05 PM

Very nice table, I like the design and it seems more fitting in bubinga than if it were done in oak. I must agree with the rest about wanting more pics, Its just to nice of a table for just one picture.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#8 posted 06-21-2009 03:55 PM

I agree with everone else… especially Jim’s WOW!

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

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#9 posted 06-21-2009 04:10 PM

WOWEEEEEEEEE…......... Beautiful piece of wood and a great choice for that table. Fabulous looking table and finish.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#10 posted 06-21-2009 04:15 PM

Thank you for all the comments, I used Minwax semiglos spray cans, a little more expensive than brushing but a lot more convenient, I will get a few more pics posted.

-- Dave5020

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#11 posted 06-21-2009 05:57 PM

Beautiful table, gorgeous color and construction.

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

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#12 posted 06-21-2009 07:28 PM

Great job Dave. That waterfall bubinga works well with this piece.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#13 posted 06-21-2009 07:36 PM

Thats a great looking Asian style table.

I love the wood and the table.

-- 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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#14 posted 06-24-2009 09:01 AM

Love that bubinga. I wish I had just had some of that lying around ;)

-- Northern California

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#15 posted 06-24-2009 04:16 PM

Very nice work. I love your wood choice.

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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