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Project by WoodisBeautiful posted 1407 days ago 1830 views 21 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a butcher block I recently completed. Birch (Tiles) with Mahogany (Grout). The top is finished with Mineral Oil, followed by a oil/wax mix. The base is a blend of poly/tung and BLO.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1407 days ago

What a wonderful idea and so well done I really like this table top.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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toxicoval56

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#2 posted 1407 days ago

I really like this. It looks great, is functional, and handmade. Do you keep these or sell them?

Great Job!!

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matt garcia

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#3 posted 1407 days ago

This is a beauty!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Jordan

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#4 posted 1407 days ago

Very very attractive and certainly a lot of work!

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Monty Queen

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#5 posted 1407 days ago

Awesome job looks fantastic.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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DoctorDan

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#6 posted 1407 days ago

i like that. well done.

-- Daniel - http://theloveofwood.blogspot.com/

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degoose

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#7 posted 1407 days ago

You Sir are indeed a craftsman… well designed and well made..
Looks top notch…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 1407 days ago

Very cool and great work. Grain orientation is spot on! Finish is perfect! On the legs, did you laminate them or inlay the dark wood? Great work I love it!

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

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KnotCurser

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#9 posted 1407 days ago

Very cool! I did the polar opposite of this a month or so ago as a gift for a neighbor http://lumberjocks.com/projects/31009 – I think I like the look of yours even better (light “bricks” and dark “mortar”). Great job!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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FatScratch

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#10 posted 1407 days ago

Beautiful work. I love the proportions and the design of the top is outstanding. Very nicely done!

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Brad_Nailor

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#11 posted 1407 days ago

Awesome! That is a beautiful table. I love it…

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Jonathan

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#12 posted 1407 days ago

Fantastic!

I really like this pattern of board.

Those legs are quite stunning as well.

Very cohesive project here.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Mary Anne

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#13 posted 1407 days ago

Beautiful piece! I like the added the stripe on the legs to visually tie things together.

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Zach117

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#14 posted 1407 days ago

Did you mortise the legs directly into the top?

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kine97/Theresa

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#15 posted 1407 days ago

Wonderful table!

-- "My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning, and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can." -Cary Grant

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