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Project by TiggerWood posted 11-23-2015 09:49 PM 1148 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this last year and never got around to uploading it here.





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Rick M

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#1 posted 11-24-2015 12:53 AM

That looks like walnut. Is there a picture of the whole table?

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#2 posted 11-24-2015 01:25 AM

Ipe looks like black walnut but is much much harder.

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#3 posted 11-24-2015 02:14 AM

Beautiful grain features.
A full table shot would be nice.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#4 posted 11-24-2015 04:07 AM

Them legs.

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#5 posted 11-24-2015 05:17 AM



Ipe looks like black walnut but is much much harder.

- TiggerWood

Ipe doesn’t look anything like walnut. The table looks very nice though, from what I can see, but it isn’t ipe.

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#6 posted 11-24-2015 06:03 AM

This is precisely how the wood that I used looked. I have no idea what to call the figure in the legs, you couldn’t tell there was a grain direction, more like marble. The handle was made from the sap wood, if you could call organic steel that.
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#7 posted 11-24-2015 11:43 AM

Hard to not notice beautiful wood’s like that! Sweet!

-- Tony UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it.." Now I can't stop!

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#8 posted 11-24-2015 01:38 PM

That is Walnut and not Ipe. The legs are from a Walnut crotch. I’d rather have a Walnut table anyway for indoors! Beautiful.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#9 posted 11-24-2015 04:08 PM

Ipe is un-glue able.
must use epoxy and even then over time it will come apart
IMHO

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#10 posted 11-24-2015 06:18 PM

Wow! This is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#11 posted 11-25-2015 12:50 AM

Very nice—love that bookmatch!

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