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Curly Cherry Coffee Table with Peruvian Walnut Detail

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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 01-24-2010 04:29 AM 3303 views 7 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The table was made out of 2 inch curly cherry resulting in the solid look with spectacular grain that the customer wanted. The inlay and drawer trim is Peruvian Walnut. The two drawer fronts are made out of one piece of resawn 2 inch cherry resulting in book matched drawer fronts.

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.gaborski.com





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kosta

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#1 posted 01-24-2010 04:34 AM

looks good

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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#2 posted 01-24-2010 04:38 AM

Very nice effort, spectacular choice in woods. thanks for sharing…Blkcherry

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#3 posted 01-24-2010 05:02 AM

beautiful work.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#4 posted 01-24-2010 05:58 AM

That is some fantastic cherry, and the inlay looks great with it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 01-24-2010 06:01 AM

ooooo aaaaaah this is splendid a wonderful table with amazing wood

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Gary

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#6 posted 01-24-2010 06:36 AM

Beautiful wood. Nice work, no, really nice work. Customer should be very pleased

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

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#7 posted 01-24-2010 01:51 PM

Great looking table. Very nice job.

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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hunter71

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#8 posted 01-24-2010 01:52 PM

Very nicely done. Great wood helps make a great piece of furniture.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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webwood

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#9 posted 01-24-2010 01:56 PM

beautiful wood – nicely done

-- -erik & christy-

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#10 posted 01-24-2010 06:53 PM

Fantastic piece of cherry! Beautiful!

-- Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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#11 posted 01-25-2010 06:11 AM

Now that is eye catching!

-- Jim, Nebraska

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mynoblebear

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#12 posted 01-25-2010 07:38 PM

Well done curly cherry coffee table keep up the good work.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind, http://mynoblebear.com

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Ray McCon

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#13 posted 03-08-2010 09:30 PM

I am impressed with your use of the figure. Very appealing. I am starting on a similar project with some equally curly cherry. Fabulous stuff, but a bear to work smoothly. Did you plane or sand? Also, what are the outside dimensions of the table? I’d like to compare the plans I am currently working on to your numbers, considering how well yours turned out.

-- It's not the heat that gets you, it's the humidity!

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Roger Gaborski

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#14 posted 03-09-2010 12:32 AM

Ray,
The table is approximately 23”x48”. I found the curly cheery surprisingly easy to work. I first planed the individual boards, glued up the top and then used a thickness sander followed by hand sanding.
Roger

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.gaborski.com

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Dark_Lightning

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#15 posted 05-30-2010 08:29 PM

Sa-weet! I’d have a hard time parting with that, for sure.

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