'Artisans by Advantage Lumber' Jatoba & Goncalo Alves Console Table Build & Video

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Project by SawdustOnMyBoot posted 11-15-2015 02:44 PM 1952 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently had the pleasure of workin’ with the Advantage Lumber video crew for their brand new ‘Artisans by YouTube series. you can subscribe to their channel here They documented me designing & making a table from start to finish using gorgeous lumber from their Sarasota, FL location. The top, aprons, and drawer faces of said console table are made from Tigerwood (Goncalo Alves) & the legs are made from Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba). These exotic hardwoods were somewhat difficult to work with in terms of density, but the results are worth it! I finished the Tigerwood with Tung oil & the Jatoba got a wet sanding with Danish Oil, resulting in a silky smooth feel.

If you want to check out the video, it’s at this link :)

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#1 posted 11-15-2015 04:00 PM

Beautiful wood, Excellent design and workmanship! Love those legs!
Thanks for sharing!

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#2 posted 11-15-2015 04:50 PM

I know I really like the wood combinations, and I can’t stop looking at the legs so I must like them too.

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#3 posted 11-15-2015 05:43 PM

Awesome looking table – I really like the effect that those “crazy lets” give it.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 11-15-2015 06:18 PM

Ditto on I love what you did with the legs. Beautiful table !

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#5 posted 11-15-2015 07:25 PM

Very beautiful.

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#6 posted 11-15-2015 08:04 PM

Very interesting and unique design for the legs, what was the inspiration for these? Great table, fine craftsmanship, congratulations on the selection for being featured.

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#7 posted 11-15-2015 09:37 PM

This is outstandingly masterful and stupendous, (Your Name Here – please tell). The Thing looks like it has someplace to go. Like it’s fixin’ to walk off. I love it. I watched the video and subscribed. I’m walking among giants, here.

-- Mark

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#8 posted 11-15-2015 10:01 PM

Your table design is very unique to say the least. To me, it has a casual look.

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#9 posted 11-16-2015 12:39 PM

That is really cool! Great work. Thanks for sharing this

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#10 posted 11-16-2015 02:18 PM

great work, i’m going to go check out the video now!!!

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#11 posted 11-16-2015 04:59 PM

Realy interesting craftmanship. Very inovative design, out of box. ’’Broken’’ legs look fantastic as well as dovel drawers.

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#12 posted 11-17-2015 06:14 PM

That is cool. I love it…. Great work and design. Different is a good thing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#13 posted 11-18-2015 02:41 AM

Fantastic design.. great job, great wood

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