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Project by Brazz04 posted 10-28-2016 08:39 PM 989 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a few pictures of a walnut coffee table and dining table I made last year. The tops were the most difficult as they are built on a slight angle to give it a different look.





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Mean_Dean

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#1 posted 10-28-2016 09:50 PM

Well, those are beautiful pieces of furniture—those angled tops really give them a unique look!

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

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#2 posted 10-29-2016 12:21 AM

Neat! I would never have thought to have the boards ay an angle like that. Love the look of the wide planks with a bit of sap wood still showing in some of them.

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#3 posted 10-29-2016 01:24 AM

Really like that table top. Very interesting to construct with that angle.

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#4 posted 10-29-2016 02:06 AM

Cool. I love it when people are unique. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 10-29-2016 04:59 AM

Beautiful and simple set, made from walnut looks extraordinary.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 10-29-2016 11:48 AM

Walnut is one of my favorite woods. I really like the angled look. Certainly sets it apart from the usual approach.

I’m curious how you dealt with the seasonal wood movement issue since the boards will likely move width wise a lot and you have the angle as well. seems like the movement could go in a lot of odd directions.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#7 posted 10-29-2016 01:54 PM

nice looking tables

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#8 posted 10-29-2016 02:52 PM

I haven’t seen any issues with seasonal movement yet. Everything was made with biscuit joints and edge glued. Then the top was secured to the base with pocket hole screws. Here’s to hoping it never moves!

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#9 posted 10-29-2016 04:07 PM

This makes a nice set – and nicely done too. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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