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Project by donaldmee posted 08-22-2010 06:59 PM 2073 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this piece of wood in the woods a while ago and brought it home to do something with it so I went to the forge and made the base at first I thought it would be a coffee table and it still can be used that way but I like it better as a small bench The top is oak and the pics don’t show it very well but there is at the fork some burl.

-- donald mee





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swirt

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#1 posted 08-22-2010 07:08 PM

Really nice looking.

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#2 posted 08-22-2010 07:12 PM

Very cool!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 08-22-2010 08:30 PM

very nice, Impressive design of concept

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#4 posted 08-22-2010 08:36 PM

Donald, I’m starting to recognise your work! I really like your metalworking, well done.

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

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#5 posted 08-22-2010 09:36 PM

These tables are stand alone gorgeous!

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

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#6 posted 08-22-2010 09:44 PM

Beautiful table! Do you make the bases yourself?

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#7 posted 08-22-2010 09:56 PM

Nice!

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#8 posted 08-22-2010 10:15 PM

Very Nice!....the iron mongery is superb. Beautiful piece of wood.

I think it does make more sense as a bench although using it as either a bench or coffee table would be acceptable. Metal work and wood go together extremely well in my opinion….

I wish I were talented in that regards….but for me, I am much better off sticking to wood…my welding/metal working skills leave much to be desired.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#9 posted 08-22-2010 10:46 PM

I like it,,,my eye see’s a writing desk for some reason..kinda like Andy Ronney’s desk on 60 minutes,,

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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#10 posted 08-23-2010 02:55 AM

This is a very nicely made table / bench. The metalwork adds so much to the wooden top . Great job : )

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#11 posted 08-23-2010 02:58 AM

unique design

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#12 posted 08-23-2010 03:56 AM

my first thought, unique design, but Jim beat me to it.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#13 posted 08-23-2010 06:47 AM

I wonder who left that slab of wood just laying there? ;-)

Nice work!

-- Jim

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