'Shrub Trunk' side table

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Project by naturalism posted 1737 days ago 1973 views 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest creation. The ‘Trunk Shrub’ table is made of Balck Walnut and the base is reversible. It is held to the top with magnets.

-- Robert Brou, Atlanta, GA,

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#1 posted 1737 days ago

Very nice shape and beautiful finish.
Great idea!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 1737 days ago

Very cool Bob

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1737 days ago

beautifully conceived and executed.

Hmmm, upside down tooth?

Efficient use of wood… wouldn’t appear that you could get much in the way of usable pieces from it.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#4 posted 1737 days ago

As a “Gun Nut” , Black walnut happens to occupy the #1 favorite wood spot in my hardened heart. You showcase its natural beauty with a “Modern” albeit “Naturalist” interpretation. I prefer my Walnut inlet for steel but you make a strong argument for its ability to “Stand Alone”. If I ever get that loft in SOHO you sir will be commissioned to furnish the entire place! Simply beautiful stuff. By the way, do you have ANY fingerprints left after all of that compound angle sanding? Ha ha…

-- "The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should be a Store, Not a Govt. Agency"

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#5 posted 1737 days ago

I love it ,looks great

-- jim nevada

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#6 posted 1737 days ago

now that is cooool…a reversible table…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#7 posted 1737 days ago

That’s a nice design, indeed. Do you sketch them out or just go for it? Your work is top notch.

-- Build for the joy of it!

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#8 posted 1737 days ago

Another cool design-ngised looc rehtonA….....I think that’s reversable Very nice.

-- John @

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#9 posted 1737 days ago

once again another 10 this piece is great, very nice curves and form.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#10 posted 1737 days ago

I completed this table about a month ago. It took roughly a week to build and finish. There were no drawings and it was all concieved in the shop. Most of the original works I am posting were made in the same way. These were built in between paying jobs over the last two and a half years.

-- Robert Brou, Atlanta, GA,

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#11 posted 1737 days ago

I love it. Super unique!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#12 posted 1737 days ago

Great stuff!

-- 温故知新

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#13 posted 1737 days ago

Beautiful table, gorgeous, love the wood.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#14 posted 1737 days ago

Very Nice. I prefer the look with the large part down and the legs up. Great idea to make it reversable.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#15 posted 1737 days ago

Hmmm. I would have to flip it every week because I don’t know which I like the best. All of your work is wonderful and very creative. Keep posting.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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