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Project by Michael posted 03-03-2016 11:17 PM 1990 views 13 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Natural Edge Curly Walnut Slab Waterfall Coffee Table

Wood: Curly Walnut slab from West Penn Hardwoods

Finish: Teak Oil

Joinery: There are five Festool Dominos in each end

I made it as a coffee table, but it can easily function as a bench. The slab was too wide for my planer, so I used a router planning sled.

-- ~Michael, AnsbachArtisans.com





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pottz

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#1 posted 03-04-2016 12:10 AM

ive seen a lot of waterfall tables and benches some are good, some are great, this one is spectacular.and yeah table or bench its works,great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 03-04-2016 12:47 AM

That is a beautiful table with perfect joinery/grain flow. Your shop has a nicer floor than my living room!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 03-04-2016 02:30 AM

Very nice work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Bobsboxes

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#4 posted 03-04-2016 04:39 AM

Very nice work, great flow, beautiful table.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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bobasaurus

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#5 posted 03-04-2016 07:37 AM

Came out great, well done. The figure on the walnut is amazing. What did you finish it with? Is that a studio you’re displaying/selling in?

-- Allen, Colorado

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LoganN

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#6 posted 03-04-2016 12:29 PM

Gorgeous! The corners and grain look fantastic – this is something I keep meaning to do, but I keep using my longer boards for other stuff.

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WirelessWoodworker

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#7 posted 03-04-2016 02:30 PM

Look at that walnut, wow! Really nice table, thanks Michael.

-- Tim, Delaware, http://www.thewirelesswoodworker.com

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bearkatwood

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#8 posted 03-04-2016 02:48 PM

Eek Gads man! That thing is hideous! I can’t believe you had the nerve to post something like that, yuk ;)
Just jokes, that bench is rockin’ it, very well done and the grain is amazing
Your shop floor makes me want to throw up in my mouth a bit though, why do you make me so jealous with it? That is just mean. Nice work.

-- Brian Noel

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 03-04-2016 03:15 PM

Michael, this is really nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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ravensrock

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#10 posted 03-04-2016 03:32 PM

Agree with everybody above. This came out beautifully. You matched the grain perfectly and the top really flows into the legs. Great job!

-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking

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recycle1943

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#11 posted 03-04-2016 03:38 PM

great grain match up and flow

Do you wear scrubs and cloth boots in your shop ? ‹(•¿•)›

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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david38

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#12 posted 03-04-2016 03:50 PM

looks great

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Michael

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#13 posted 03-04-2016 05:17 PM


Came out great, well done. The figure on the walnut is amazing. What did you finish it with? Is that a studio you re displaying/selling in?

- bobasaurus

The finish is Teak Oil. I own an art gallery and my workshop is attached to the gallery. This is my retirement gig after 20 years in the Army.

-- ~Michael, AnsbachArtisans.com

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jayseedub

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#14 posted 03-04-2016 05:32 PM

Beautiful—may I ask how you joined the edges? Biscuits, splines—or what sort of reinforcement is in there?

Thanks for sharing your work!

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Michael

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#15 posted 03-04-2016 05:35 PM


Beautiful—may I ask how you joined the edges? Biscuits, splines—or what sort of reinforcement is in there?

Thanks for sharing your work!

- jayseedub

Joinery: There are five Festool Dominos in each end

-- ~Michael, AnsbachArtisans.com

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