Reclaimed Hickory and Walnut table

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Project by coffee posted 09-17-2009 03:33 AM 4845 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wood was given to me by my cousin who owns .
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.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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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

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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.

Great job.

-- 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 -

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#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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#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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