End Table

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Project by greenwoodbob posted 1750 days ago 1154 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After 25 years in Corporate America I left my job this year and opened my own woodworking business. This is the first project done in my role as a professional, and is for my wife’s clinic. I used Cherry for the slightly tapered legs and the face frame on the table top, and birdseye maple veneer in the top itself. There is a small inlay in the apron.

The table is simply a place for her patients to place their change and keys when they have to get on the table for treatment.

-- Bob Card

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#1 posted 1750 days ago

This piece is wonderful ,graceful elegance and fine workmanship.Very well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1750 days ago

Very nice!

I like the way it magically stick to a vertical surface, too! :-)

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

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#3 posted 1750 days ago

First: You get silly slapped for not putting in the pictures side ways.

Second: Wow, nice!


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Jim Bertelson

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#4 posted 1750 days ago

Beautiful table. I second a1Jim, I like it a lot.

A great place for patients to place…....keys, change, glasses, hearing aids, phones, cameras, snacks, children (and their snacks of which Cherrios is the worst), car seats, stickers for the children, toys, purses, coats, sweaters, shopping bags, backpacks, books, hair combs, lists, photos, umbrellas, shoes, boots, iPods, hats, belts…............................................maybe you ought to cover it with glass….........

By the way, Windows Picture and Fax viewer, or almost any viewing program will flip those photos upright and save it that way. If you are not using windows, there are plenty of free programs out there.

Look forward to more of your projects.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#5 posted 1750 days ago

Beautiful table very well crafted. Love the woods too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 1750 days ago

Nice job.
I hope you wife paid you a big commission (-;

-- Les B, Oregon

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#7 posted 1750 days ago

Thanks, everyone for the kind words. Jim B., thanks for the tip on how to flip my photos. I’m not a computer guy (obviously!)

-- Bob Card

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#8 posted 1748 days ago

Hey Bob, that is so beautiful, and not just because I am your favorite sister in law, no really it is so gorgeous, and of course I know that it was made with LOVE. I am so happy for you and your new career…you go!!

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#9 posted 1747 days ago

Beautiful table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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