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Project by jcsterling posted 01-31-2017 01:15 PM 1576 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the last of the single slab tables i made from a local tree. The tree was pretty far gone but i got 4 usable tops out of it. As you can see, there was some hardware in the tree which accounts for the black streaks. Voids were filled with soapstone and epoxy. The table is 7’ long x 52” on wide end and 44 ” on narrow end. This was finished with varnish blend.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776





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#1 posted 01-31-2017 01:19 PM

Truly awesome sir

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

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#2 posted 01-31-2017 02:42 PM

JC. I really like your work and style. I hope to move away from traditional designs, and build more unique projects and furniture. Thanks for the inspiration.

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#3 posted 01-31-2017 05:16 PM

looks great

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#4 posted 01-31-2017 06:36 PM

John,

Lots of postings! LOL! I like the subtlety of this piece. I’m more of a fan of movement and color balance as opposed to contrasting colors. This will age well.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 01-31-2017 07:55 PM

i just love looking at your work.nice job with the butterflies and epoxy fill on a spectacular slab.thanks for all the posts,i enjoy your vision and creativity.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#6 posted 01-31-2017 07:58 PM

Wow! This is a beautiful table.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 01-31-2017 09:38 PM

Very nice work. Its nice to be able to make use of part of something that old. I have an old maple tree on my property that is probably that big but still healthy.

Great job!

-- Shawn, Houston Texas

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#8 posted 01-31-2017 11:44 PM

This is a truly beautiful table. well done

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#9 posted 01-31-2017 11:51 PM

WOWZA. Beautiful work love it

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

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#10 posted 01-31-2017 11:58 PM

Both the wood and the kid are cool looking. Nice work and beautiful figured wood slab. Fun stuff for sure.

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#11 posted 02-01-2017 12:59 AM

Beautiful table—simple elegance! Love that live-edge slab!

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

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#12 posted 02-01-2017 03:47 PM

those slabs were really loaded with some fine figure, your son is growing to be a big guy, i like the tie-dyed shirt, brings back good memories of my younger days.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#13 posted 02-03-2017 01:09 PM

Thanks everyone,

Grizz yes he is getting very tall and is judt a great kid.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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