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Project by ATWilliams posted 12-29-2009 05:40 PM 2139 views 21 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a solid Mahogany “Wavy” table. I took several boards of mahogany and cut about 200 1/8 inch strips, then I glued them all back together again in this wave form. I glued about 10 strips a day over a 1 week period to get the finished 20 inch wide table. the 4 legs and stretcher were done the same way.. the table top is wrapped in black walnut.

-- A. T. Williams Creation's





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deucefour

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#1 posted 12-29-2009 06:06 PM

Love it, nice table, what was your finish?

-- "I gotta have more cowbell"--------Bruce Dickinson

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ellen35

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#2 posted 12-29-2009 06:22 PM

Very impressive! Artistic and very beautiful.
Looks like a lot of work that really paid off in outcome.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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ATWilliams

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#3 posted 12-29-2009 06:32 PM

Thanks Ellen and Bruce, it was tons of work,, with this one, I’m glad I only do one of a kinds, so I wont have to do this again. bruce the finish is hand wiped polyeurathane…

-- A. T. Williams Creation's

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#4 posted 12-29-2009 06:36 PM

That is awsome Great Job!!!!! I really like this table.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 12-29-2009 07:05 PM

Definitely different. I like it!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#6 posted 12-29-2009 08:27 PM

Wow, I’m impressed. That is awesome. I can only imagine all the work that went into it; the design, the glue up, the sanding, the finish …

How did you level it?

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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FrankThomas

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#7 posted 12-29-2009 10:00 PM

Excellent convergence of creativity, design, technique, execution, beauty and PATIENCE. :) Very nice work.

-- Frank Thomas, Grand Rapids, MI

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#8 posted 12-30-2009 12:56 AM

beautiful, creative, beautiful, and ah.. beautiful!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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ATWilliams

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#9 posted 12-30-2009 02:28 AM

Thanks Steve, I used a 36 inch wide belt sander to sand the top down…

-- A. T. Williams Creation's

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#10 posted 12-30-2009 02:38 AM

Cool personified

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childress

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#11 posted 12-30-2009 03:13 AM

That’s Awesome! Great job

-- Childress Woodworks

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#12 posted 12-30-2009 03:15 AM

persistence and patients payed off with a great looking project!

Very nice, thanks for posting.

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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Walnut_Weasel

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#13 posted 12-30-2009 03:56 PM

I think I can hear your bandsaw crying from here!

-- James - www.walnutweasel.wordpress.com

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PineInTheAsh

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#14 posted 12-30-2009 04:51 PM

In creating unique furniture, when you can make wood elegantly turn and curve, that’s when you make money!

Best to all,
Peter

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Kristoffer

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#15 posted 01-08-2010 04:42 PM

That is a sweet table! 200 1/8” strips?! You and Patron should start a school for patience.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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