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Project by Willy Cordero posted 04-18-2016 11:18 PM 1770 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first project in Brasil, I moved from Costa Rica this year. The wood is TIGERWOOD, from a sustainable management project in the amazon forest.

I was able to select the moment when the board was cut at the sawmill. It has been air dried since early january. I have spent many hours sanding it, something i love to do.

Started with 60 grid and went up to 2000 grid on the final stages of finishing. Finish is with Tung oil. Had planned to do the legs in wood also, but finally decided to use metal as this would help show the wood.

Last week I cut a board to make a live edge bench that will have the same design.

-- Willy, Costa Rica/Brasil





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-18-2016 11:50 PM

Very beautiful piece

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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tool_junkie

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#2 posted 04-19-2016 02:08 AM

Really beautiful table. Great job!

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SanDLL

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#3 posted 04-19-2016 06:16 AM

How did you attach the legs? Are they fixed using screws or any other technique?

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mauibob

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#4 posted 04-19-2016 01:05 PM

Beautifully done! Congratulations!

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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Willy Cordero

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#5 posted 04-19-2016 01:07 PM

thank you

-- Willy, Costa Rica/Brasil

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Willy Cordero

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#6 posted 04-19-2016 01:10 PM



How did you attach the legs? Are they fixed using screws or any other technique?

- SanDLL

easy and simple I used 5/8 by 1.5 inche wood screws. 8 on each leg

-- Willy, Costa Rica/Brasil

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Willy Cordero

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#7 posted 04-19-2016 01:10 PM



Very beautiful piece

- Monte Pittman

THANKS APPRECIATE YOUR COMMENT

-- Willy, Costa Rica/Brasil

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Willy Cordero

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#8 posted 04-19-2016 01:11 PM


Very beautiful piece

- Monte Pittman

THANKS APPRECIATE YOUR COMMENT


Really beautiful table. Great job!

- tool_junkie


-- Willy, Costa Rica/Brasil

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Willy Cordero

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#9 posted 04-19-2016 01:12 PM



Very beautiful piece

- Monte Pittman

THANKS. I like your quote, I always say that i do nothing compare to natures job

-- Willy, Costa Rica/Brasil

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Willy Cordero

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#10 posted 04-19-2016 01:13 PM


How did you attach the legs? Are they fixed using screws or any other technique?

- SanDLL

easy and simple I used 5/8 by 1.5 inch wood screws. 8 on each leg

- Willy Cordero


-- Willy, Costa Rica/Brasil

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 04-19-2016 02:54 PM

That is a beautiful slab of wood and a wonderful table.

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

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

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a1Jim

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#12 posted 04-19-2016 03:07 PM

I like your table great wood simple but elegant design.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Willy Cordero

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#13 posted 04-19-2016 05:35 PM

thanks for your nice comments, you all definitely like wood

-- Willy, Costa Rica/Brasil

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devann

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#14 posted 04-19-2016 06:10 PM

Nice. Good job on the finish product. That table will make everything taste better dinning at it.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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