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Curly Cherry end table

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Project by zarno posted 07-07-2009 02:43 AM 1841 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a lot of fun I wasnt really sure what I was going to do with it but I wanted to try working with the anyline dyes. My daughter wanted it. So much for making any money… comments and critiques always welcome.





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#1 posted 07-07-2009 02:48 AM

wow that’s an eye popper well done

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#2 posted 07-07-2009 03:00 AM

You seem to have done well with the dye .

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#3 posted 07-07-2009 03:21 AM

looks great and the clavos add a nice touch

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#4 posted 07-07-2009 03:45 AM

A man after my own heart. Love the dyes…

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#5 posted 07-07-2009 03:47 AM

What a unique looking project, great job.

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#6 posted 07-07-2009 03:49 AM

The dye’s look great. I was wondering about the darker brown in 1/2 of the table. Is this because the dye didn’t recact the same or is the wood structure so different.

-- 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 karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#7 posted 07-07-2009 04:15 AM

Fantastic color! The pined/pegged joints are a nice added touch.

Know all about the kids ending up with the projects. Need to sell some to by more wood/tools but they keep wanting them. (If not them then the wife)haha

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

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#8 posted 07-07-2009 04:20 AM

Very nice. I think your table is watching me, kind of spooky.

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#9 posted 07-07-2009 07:54 AM

I like it!! Wouid be great in the right room. Did you stain the bottom? Personally, I think the bottom would be better lighter, but beauty is in the eye of…...... :-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 07-07-2009 02:51 PM

Beautiful color.

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#11 posted 07-08-2009 02:17 AM

Thank you all for your kind words . Karson the darker color on the one side was the result of the woods original color in that area it took the dye ok. The bottom is cedar with a briwax stain finish to give it an old look

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#12 posted 08-05-2012 02:07 AM

Curly Cherry ??
How did you dye a normally reddish brown colored wood to a light blue ?
The grain patterns in the top boards appear to be Maple.
Thanks : )

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