Sidetable nr 1

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Project by Schatullmakaren posted 03-17-2016 02:05 PM 1180 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch


This is nr one out of two side tables that I just finished building. Building one table took roughly 150 hour. In total you will find thirteen different kinds of wood in this table. Namely:

Purple heart
Birds eye maple
Mahogany (Honduras and Sipo)

You can aslo find a short video about this project here:


-- Linus J. Schatullmakare, Sweden,

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#1 posted 03-17-2016 02:20 PM

Very nice work.
Welcome to LJ.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#2 posted 03-17-2016 03:56 PM

Fantastic work! I really like the design and proportions. I’m very interested in the top. How did you achieve this “woven” look? The thin strips appear to be “laced” or “woven” together—going over and under each other. Very nice detail! Do you have additional pictures or a video to help provide more detail on how you accomplished this? I assume the top is veneer and those lines are also veneer inlays? Wow—just incredible.

Thanks for sharing this project.

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#3 posted 03-17-2016 04:08 PM

Interesting pattern on top. Legs look good too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 03-17-2016 05:08 PM

Thanks for all kind words :)

I just cut several parallel 2×2 mm groves in the table top and filled it with contrasting wood.

I also did a blog post about this project. You can find it here:

-- Linus J. Schatullmakare, Sweden,

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#5 posted 03-17-2016 05:32 PM

exquisite to the max – I can hardly take my eyes away from it.

I love the end drawers

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#6 posted 03-17-2016 10:55 PM

Beautiful side table! I love all the combinations of woods you used!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#7 posted 03-18-2016 12:46 PM

Wow! Gorgeous work! I love the side drawers and the top. Gorgeous work

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#8 posted 03-18-2016 07:57 PM

I’m quite stunned by your comments! WOW! I did not expect this. Thanks a lot :)

-- Linus J. Schatullmakare, Sweden,

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