table inlay redoux

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Project by rusticandy posted 06-13-2010 02:22 AM 2940 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello all,

Not the best pics, but heres the story. I was redoing this kitchen table for a friend, who had an old table made of redwood water barrel staves that he wanted inlaid in a particular design. The central medallion is made of california sycamore, brass, local limestone, and purple wine barrell salts. The inlaid wood is barrell staves. It turned out rather nice, once I figure out how to sand the saft redwood with the hard oak. I actually had to strip it down twice and refinish it, as it was initially too uneven- What worked you ask??? A belt sander and sanding frame evened everything out.

Overall, it took 3x the time it should have, but I’m getting wine for trade, so life is good.

-- rustic andy

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#1 posted 06-13-2010 02:28 AM

Beautiful job Andy, that’s some trick work you did there, drink up and celebrate, I hope it’s good wine. Your table is certainly worth the best.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#2 posted 06-13-2010 03:12 AM

Cool table and really nice inlays. How’d you get those in there? I’ve never inlaid anything except my wife HA
I keep saying I’m ry it one day. Hmm gotta go build a drawer for my daughter’s doll bed…maybe next project eh?
thanks for showing us

-- Beer is the reason I exist on this earth, that and my family! (Aurora, IL) my blog:

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#3 posted 06-13-2010 03:13 AM

nice inlay. I’m sure the owner is very pleased. You deserve to have plenty of wine for a long time.

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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#4 posted 06-13-2010 04:55 AM

Unique inlay good job

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 06-13-2010 06:59 AM

very nice work. great inlays

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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