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Project by RedBeard posted 11-23-2016 10:28 PM 327 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished up this table for a local client. It had to be sturdy, fit at least 4 people, and be delivered before Thanksgiving. Somehow, it all came together. The wood is Sapele. It looks a lot like Mahogany and is quickly becoming one of my favorite woods to work with. The finish is sprayed lacquer and I buffed out the top with dark paste wax. It was a blast to build and they’ve already ordered two more pieces.

Thanks for looking,
RedBeard

-- Measure once, cut twice





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bibb

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#1 posted 11-23-2016 10:29 PM

very nice

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#2 posted 11-24-2016 05:03 AM

Lovely. Here’s a question: The grain lines on the top seem to be continuous, wrapping down over the edge onto the end, indicating that I am seeing the true end-grain of the top. On those 45% cut-off corners, however, it looks like there is an applied piece. What’s the story?

-- Cluttered Shop

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RedBeard

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#3 posted 11-24-2016 05:46 PM

I think it’s just something funny with the photo. The top is all one solid piece. I need to invest in better lighting. Thanks for checking it out!

-- Measure once, cut twice

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#4 posted 11-24-2016 07:59 PM

This is a beautiful table and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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