Guitar Table

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Project by rusticearl posted 01-09-2010 03:47 AM 2159 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this last summer. Fun project. It was a custom order for a coffee table.

-- ~Bill in Missouri~ Just Whittlin' .........always Whittlin'

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#1 posted 01-09-2010 07:56 AM

very cool project , thats definatly a one in a million,. you dont see them everyday, I love rustic and make a few myself, but never anything like that ,, yet haha, great work,pat

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#2 posted 01-09-2010 07:58 AM

Looks like a xylaphone on the second level. Keep it going and you’ll have the whole band

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 01-09-2010 09:48 AM

That is SUPER NEAT! Very creative, love the design.

-- Jen loves wood!

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#4 posted 01-09-2010 09:52 AM

Very unique and well done.
Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking

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#5 posted 01-09-2010 11:21 AM

I love it!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#7 posted 01-09-2010 04:17 PM

Perhaps the thing I like best about this website is seeing the creative ideas that people come up with. This is another very neat and very creative idea. Well done.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#8 posted 01-09-2010 09:54 PM

Hi all & Thanks for the compliments. I’m enjoying this site. You all do some great work and it’s very inspiring. ~Bill~

-- ~Bill in Missouri~ Just Whittlin' .........always Whittlin'

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#9 posted 01-11-2010 05:24 AM

Love the table Bill. very unique and well done. What are the woods you used & what finish?

-- 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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#10 posted 01-11-2010 06:10 PM

The Top is a cut of cypress gathered from the slab pile of a local sawmill. Legs are ash picked up at the scrap pile of a local handle mill and the rest (trim & bottom shelf are seasoned willow gathered from the banks of the Current River.

Many cabin owners here appreciate the willow being cleared out. Makes for a better view of the river. Makes good furniture too.

The finish was 1/3 linseed oil 1/3 turpentine and the rest satin poly. (2 coats)


-- ~Bill in Missouri~ Just Whittlin' .........always Whittlin'

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#11 posted 01-11-2010 06:11 PM

unique table

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 01-11-2010 08:07 PM

Thanks Jim.

Rustic furniture styles & design’s are limited only by the imagination of the artist.

I enjoyed looking at your projects. You are a very accomplished wood worker. Myself, I’m logs & sticks & roots & tricks. It’s in my blood I think.


-- ~Bill in Missouri~ Just Whittlin' .........always Whittlin'

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#13 posted 06-05-2010 03:56 PM

neat table

-- al.chazy ny

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#14 posted 05-02-2012 01:14 AM

I love this, very, very cool!

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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