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16' Slab and Stainless Steel Table

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Project by rhett posted 01-01-2016 07:40 PM 1444 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This conference table is made from a 16’ set of bookmatched black walnut. It rests on a 3” square stock, stainless steel base. The metal was lightly textured with an angle grinder to knock the shine down. The walnut slabs had large cracks on the ends. I had to keep the slabs as long as possible, so they were stitched up with mahogany butterflies and filled with tinted epoxy. The top was finished out at 1 1/8” thick to balance the size with the base. It is finished with polyurethane which was then wet sanded thru 4000 grit, to give it a nice soft luster.

Thanks for looking!

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david38

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#1 posted 01-01-2016 07:47 PM

beautiful table

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#2 posted 01-01-2016 08:01 PM

Fabulous! Bravo! Wunderbar!

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#3 posted 01-01-2016 09:07 PM

wonderfully and beautifully made

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#4 posted 01-02-2016 01:15 AM

Man that’s a beautiful slab! Lucky company to have that in their conference room!

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#5 posted 01-02-2016 06:45 AM

That is sure some nice table and definitely exceptional work!

Did you fab the stainless?

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#6 posted 01-02-2016 09:39 PM

Thing of beauty. Well done Rhett.

-Madts.

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#7 posted 08-13-2017 11:48 PM

How did you attach the top to the base? I’m curious how it’s mounted to deal with expansion and contraction.

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