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Camphor Laurel Table

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Project by Jeff2008 posted 08-02-2016 01:00 PM 706 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this table about 5 years ago. Other things came up so it got shelved. Last Christmas I decided to pull out all the pieces and finish it. The centre post was turned on the lathe and the Jacobean twist was hand carved.

The veneer on top is camphor laurel and I think walnut burl. I am not sure what the burl veneer is in the centre of the table. The feet on the bottom of the legs are Jarrah to help with the contrast.

The table is finished with Livos counter top oil.





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 08-02-2016 01:45 PM

Excellent craftsmanship. Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 08-02-2016 02:21 PM

beautiful work

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#3 posted 08-02-2016 02:54 PM

Wow! This is fantastic!

-- Pete

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#4 posted 08-02-2016 03:36 PM

Absolutely wonderful. You have such beautiful lumber there. I’m very envious.

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#5 posted 08-02-2016 03:49 PM

WOW ….simply beautiful ….. lot of work went into it …....... GREAT JOB

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 08-02-2016 05:51 PM

Wonderful! really nice work.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#7 posted 08-02-2016 10:06 PM

Echoing, Echoing, Echoing, all the above comments…

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#8 posted 08-02-2016 11:34 PM

What a beautiful table! I love all the details you put into it, from the wood species, to the carvings, and the overall look of it!

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

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#9 posted 08-03-2016 08:19 AM

Work of art , it is beautiful.

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

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