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Project by khop posted 10-13-2009 10:11 PM 1832 views 8 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello Folks, Just thought I would post some pics of another table I made. I call it Cedar Blue. The wood came from a recycled utility pole which was rough sawn over 40 years ago. The wood was stored in an old home which had to be emptied for the new owner. Lucky I was there to get some of the 2”x12”x 12’ long pieces.
The blue color is inlaid blue latex paint mixed with water putty. I free hand the design randomly between the circles which are done with a home made trummel. The small circles were made with plug cutters.
Thanks for lookin.
KHOP

-- How am I doing? Better than I deserve. Dave Ramsey





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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 10-13-2009 11:50 PM

A beautiful and stunning table! Great job!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#2 posted 10-14-2009 12:30 AM

Very nice table, I really like the design & finish you did.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#3 posted 10-14-2009 12:40 AM

Very cool!

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#4 posted 10-14-2009 12:47 AM

Beautiful!!! Great Job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 10-14-2009 12:50 AM

Hey this is gorgeous.
I love the freehand design,
it came out great !!

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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degoose

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#6 posted 10-14-2009 01:12 AM

Seriously unique.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Woodwrecker

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

Very nice table.

I also took a peek at your shop.

I’d give my eye teeth for a shop like that !!!

-- Eric, central Florida

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littlecope

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#8 posted 10-14-2009 01:43 AM

That is one fine piece of work!! That detailing gives it marvelous visual interest. Excellent Job, khop!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Thos. Angle

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#9 posted 10-14-2009 02:53 AM

Unique, interesting, well done. well designed as well.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#10 posted 10-14-2009 02:55 AM

nice work K

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#11 posted 10-14-2009 03:34 AM

Freehand? Impressive!

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#12 posted 10-14-2009 06:26 AM

Fantastic!! You are a talented guy :-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#13 posted 10-14-2009 07:01 AM

Very cool!

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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Bradford

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#14 posted 10-14-2009 01:40 PM

Looks like now it’s time to clean up that messy shop. Love the table , such a cool and original design. The legs look great too.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#15 posted 10-14-2009 03:43 PM

WOW, how deep are the patterns? This is a nice look and you should do a video on the process.

-- Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.

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