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Curved walnut coffee table (s)

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Project by jcsterling posted 05-31-2010 05:03 PM 2316 views 11 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a curved walnut log sawn several years ago and used the lumber to make several of these coffee tables (two different tables shown). Great looking planks with lots of character. Some small burls on the outside , cracks and great color.

Thanks for looking

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





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#1 posted 05-31-2010 05:06 PM

Outstanding use of the curved log. The color is beautiful.

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#3 posted 05-31-2010 05:14 PM

Elegant. Well done.

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#4 posted 05-31-2010 05:15 PM

John I like the flow of these piece so nicely done. it looks wonderful.

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#5 posted 05-31-2010 05:32 PM

Great use of beautiful wood. Excellent design!

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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#6 posted 05-31-2010 05:34 PM

Wow! Nice one!

You made the most with the least. Great simple design that brings out the beautiful wood and showcases your total ability…............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 05-31-2010 07:32 PM

Wonderful design, a great way to take an what could be considered an imperfect board and turn it into a perfect piece.

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#8 posted 06-01-2010 01:38 AM

As always looks great.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design http://www.eternal-furniture.com

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#9 posted 06-01-2010 02:23 AM

I like it.

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#10 posted 06-01-2010 06:38 AM

Wow,Fantastic work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#11 posted 06-01-2010 07:03 AM

oh man, that is cool.

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#12 posted 06-02-2010 12:15 AM

GREAT piece.

-- Doug, Cody Wyo

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#13 posted 06-02-2010 05:05 AM

Now thats the way a curved log should be used! Beautiful.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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#14 posted 06-03-2010 12:50 AM

Such a cool piece! Very nice work on this, John!

-- Frank, Mississippi, Handcrafted wooden rings - http://www.bentwoodrings.com

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#15 posted 06-03-2010 03:48 AM

Thanks for all the kind remarks. I have 3 pieces left from this tree that may used for the same design or maybe a new inspiration will hit me.

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

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