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The wood was given to me by my cousin who owns Longwoodantiquewoods.com . I’ve made a bunch of boxes from some of his lumber as well. The top is recaimed Hickory and the legs and apron are made from reclaimed walnut.
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#1 posted 09-17-2009 03:35 AM
that’s one cool table love that hickory.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#2 posted 09-17-2009 04:14 AM
I agree with Jim. I love the hickory!!!!!! I just purchased a scroll saw, and the people that I bought it from had hickory cabinets and your table reminded me of them. Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!!!
-- Cheers and God Bless
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#3 posted 09-17-2009 06:16 AM
Cool cat house… Very nice.
-- Z, Rockwall, TX
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#4 posted 09-17-2009 06:20 AM
great table!!! now——are we going to get another post before the next 801 days??? lol
-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007
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#5 posted 09-17-2009 11:10 AM
Very Nice job! I like the taper on the legs as well, very suttle.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#6 posted 09-17-2009 12:58 PM
it gives me inspiration for my bar top.
-- Jeff, Fargo, ND
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#7 posted 09-17-2009 01:54 PM
A great looking table with one of my favorite woods, nice job!
-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings
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#8 posted 09-17-2009 04:41 PM
Beautiful table!!!! I would love to find some hickory like that to work with.
-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.
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#9 posted 09-17-2009 07:31 PM
I’ve got some nice Hickory that has been waiting patiently for me to use . This is great inspiration for me to “git ‘er done”! Thank you : )
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
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#10 posted 09-17-2009 08:34 PM
Gorgeous table, I never knew Hickory could look so beautiful. What kind of stain did you use?
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
#11 posted 09-17-2009 09:22 PM
No stain. The top is a 50/50 mix of BLO/MS with wax. The apron and legs have WB poly. This table will see very little use. It will be sold thru a gallery and will probably be used to display pieces. The table height is only 28 inches. I was instructed to leave as much of the rough character as I could. That is why you can see a lot of the rough sawn marks. It came to me as barn lumber from one of the horse farms in the area. Didn’t even know the species until I ran it thru the planer. The legs were walnut 3×6 rough sawn beams.
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#12 posted 09-20-2009 05:16 AM
NICE Work, I appreciate a classic work like this. Great lines and simple beauty. Sometimes the greatest charm and detail can be executed in the simplest form, you’ve pulled it off. BTKS
-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)
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#13 posted 09-20-2009 05:32 AM
That Hickory looks stunning. Such wild grain.
The table is a great composition.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware firstname.lastname@example.org †
#14 posted 09-20-2009 01:42 PM
I want to thank you for all the kind comments. This was my first commissioned piece and hope it wont be my last.
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#15 posted 11-05-2009 05:24 AM
Classic, stunning grain, very very cool, Really shows off the wood.
-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真
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