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Juniper Log Coffee Table with Turquoise Inlaid Burled Redwood Top

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Project by Tim & Candy Hicks posted 07-20-2010 12:39 AM 5956 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Custom order coffee table with a juniper base and redwood top inlaid with turquoise. The base is finished with polycrylic and the top is hand rubbed with several coats of tung oil. The table is 17” tall and the top measures 30” x 48”

The center of the table had a hole and it was patched with a piece of juniper wood and turquoise was inlaid around the patch

-- www.rmtwist.com





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Max

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#1 posted 07-20-2010 12:46 AM

That is one nice table. Where did you get that redwood for the top? A great combination of woods.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Tim & Candy Hicks

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#2 posted 07-20-2010 12:49 AM

Thanks Max, we really enjoyed working on this table. It was one of those projects that you just hate to let go. We got the top from Burlwood Online out of Oregon

-- www.rmtwist.com

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schloemoe

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#3 posted 07-20-2010 01:18 AM

That sure is pretty…...........................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 07-20-2010 01:28 AM

Wow, that is awesome…I never see any of that twisty type wood down here in my part of the country. Really beautiful…

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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mtnwild

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#5 posted 07-20-2010 02:22 AM

Really a beauty there. Fantastic!!

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

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spud72

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#6 posted 07-20-2010 02:29 AM

Fantastic work and imagination!

Guy

-- Guy,PEI

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jayjay

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#7 posted 07-20-2010 04:34 AM

That is a beautiful piece of art. Wow. Everything about it….....Wow.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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cwdance1

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#8 posted 07-20-2010 05:08 AM

Stunning table, all I can say is wow

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sras

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#9 posted 07-20-2010 05:13 AM

I’m out of words – wow…

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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OutPutter

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#10 posted 07-20-2010 08:43 AM

Ya’ll have done it again. The movement of this piece is inescapable. It draws you in until the inlay begins to spark and the worm hole opens up and invites you on an adventure in time and space. I hope this piece lasts for many generations as a testament to the beauty of simplicity and your artistry.

-- Jim

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Tinnocker

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#11 posted 07-20-2010 12:52 PM

Wow! ............... Absolutely Awesome!!!!!

-- Ted, Browns Mills, NJ http://www.twhgrafx.com/blog/ Darn! I cut it 3 times and it's still too short! I get ideas for things that I can make to make things easier for me to make!

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charlie48

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#12 posted 07-20-2010 01:16 PM

WOW to the WOW !!!

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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Kate

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#13 posted 07-20-2010 01:34 PM

Simply lovely. Where did you find the base? How did you attach it? It must have been a bear to finish.

Thanks for posting.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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TZH

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#14 posted 07-20-2010 03:38 PM

As usual, an absolutely stunning piece! Your artistry is fantastic. The way you incorporate different types of wood into your work is outstanding. Great functional art!

-- https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dead-Wood-Renaissance/361417090585685

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magicforest

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#15 posted 08-15-2010 07:28 PM

been a fan of your work ever since I found lumberjocks. I concur with all the others WOW!!!!

-- Kim , Texas, " Als ik kan" ( the best i can ) credits to Gustav Stickley

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