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Project by Ampeater posted 10-13-2009 07:24 PM 3488 views 19 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally completed my Hall Table. It is primarily made from Mahogany. The top and the shelf utilize a veneered panel of MDF with a mahogany frame. The veneer is curly bubinga. The accent wood is curly maple. The finish is 3 coats of wipe-on poly on top of 3 coats of clear shellac.

I downloaded a Sketchup copy of an office table from the net and modified it quite a bit for the hall table.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-13-2009 07:31 PM

Fantastic ,It looks beautiful great workmanship.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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mikeH

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#2 posted 10-13-2009 07:33 PM

very nice looking table. i really like tha choice of woods. bubinga is one of my favorite woods. the stringing looks very nice also. good job

-- mjhaines

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#3 posted 10-13-2009 07:57 PM

Nice work! I have a stash of that waterfall bubinga veneer in my shop just waiting for the right project.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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bibb

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#4 posted 10-13-2009 08:25 PM

That is awesome! Your choice of woods was perfect and your craftsmanship looks great. That is a contest winner. The complementing shelf makes the wholly thing come together very well. Is that a functional drawer or just a false front?

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need katanadesign.com

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#5 posted 10-13-2009 09:10 PM

Wonderful piece. Superb craftsmanship. The Bubinga is fantastic. It looks like a great finishing job too. You get an A+ from me. I wish I could make something that nice.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Loucarb

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#6 posted 10-13-2009 09:18 PM

Fantastic table & craftsmanship.

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woodbutcher

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#7 posted 10-13-2009 09:29 PM

Ampeater,
Exceptionally well done. That waterfall Bubinga makes the Mahogany work overtime, trying to keep up! Wonderfull combination of woods. The inlayed work accentuates the combination of the two woods marvelously! Congratulations on such a fine piece.

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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degoose

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#8 posted 10-13-2009 11:39 PM

Now that is a hall table..!!!

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 10-14-2009 01:36 AM

Nice hall table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 10-14-2009 02:00 AM

That’s a beautiful table

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#11 posted 10-14-2009 03:03 AM

Beautiful, I like it.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#12 posted 10-14-2009 03:21 AM

Gorgeous, just gorgeous!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#13 posted 10-14-2009 04:13 AM

that’s gorgeous….love how you kept all the grain together when you made the drawer….awesome

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Indiana_Parrothead

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#14 posted 10-14-2009 04:21 AM

That is one beautiful table, keep up the good work. Woth work like this you could give up your day job….

-- We are the people our parents warned us about.

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ND2ELK

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#15 posted 10-14-2009 05:53 AM

Beautiful looking table. You did a great job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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