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Project by GMatheson posted 05-18-2010 09:54 PM 2974 views 10 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a table I made last summer as a wedding gift. Its made of lacewood and I forget the dimensions but I think the top was approx. 18”-20” wide.

-- Greg in Ontario, Canada





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richgreer

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#1 posted 05-18-2010 10:13 PM

That is a very nice table. Well done.

I don’t want to start any controversy but lacewood and leopardwood are often confused. Lacewood is from Australia and has smaller “scales”. Leopaardwood is from South America and has larger “scales”. Based on my exposure to both, this looks more like leopardwood. You may want to look at pictures of lacewood and leopardwood on the internet and check it for yourself.

It really does not matter. This is a beautiful table regardless of which wood it is.

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

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OutPutter

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#2 posted 05-18-2010 10:25 PM

Man G, I got to get me some of that wood. First the rocking chair and now this. Forget tasteful highlights for outstanding pieces, I want more, more, more. Superb project.

-- Jim

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#3 posted 05-18-2010 10:57 PM

Nice design and workmanship, lovely ,even beautiful finish ,and timber ,well done I love this piece very exciting.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#4 posted 05-18-2010 10:59 PM

Great Job. Looks very good.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Sonny

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#5 posted 05-18-2010 11:40 PM

awesome piece!!

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childress

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#6 posted 05-19-2010 12:36 AM

Love the design….Awesome!

-- Childress Woodworks

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#7 posted 05-19-2010 02:49 AM

Very special table

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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lazar

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#8 posted 05-19-2010 08:59 AM

Very attractive and unique design.

-- www.woodworkerlazar.com

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lighthearted

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#9 posted 05-19-2010 03:29 PM

That’s a beautiful table, what a great gift.

-- Chris http://thelightheartedwoodworker.com/

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Lupo

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#10 posted 05-19-2010 06:01 PM

That is one of my favorite woods! Looks great and is heavy enough to hold the house down during a Tornado!!!!

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Div

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#11 posted 05-19-2010 11:12 PM

Nice design, love the “floating” top. Isn’t lacewood just WOW?!!!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#12 posted 05-19-2010 11:14 PM

nice table there my friend sweet design and love the choice of wood

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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Belg1960

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#13 posted 05-20-2010 02:44 AM

Do you perhaps have a pic of the underside? I would love to see how you created the floating top. Very beautiful project that I’m sure the newlyweds must have loved. Pat

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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Karson

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#14 posted 05-20-2010 02:46 AM

A great looking table. Nice design.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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Joe Lyddon

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#15 posted 05-20-2010 02:55 AM

COOL table!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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