Couch table

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Project by MisterGray posted 03-02-2018 06:24 PM 1201 views 8 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made 3 of these tables, not sure if they are categorized as couch, entryway, or hall tables. I’m still learning my joinery, but i tried to vary the designs (apron, legs) the Maple leaf came from a tree in my backyard. The tables are mostly Maple/Mahogany. Inlays are Wenge and Padouk. When i did the layout for the Maple leaf, I found there was an almost herringbone pattern in the Padouk. So i made sure to keep everything oriented correctly and the Wenge made great stems/veins.

-- Mister Gray, PNW

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#1 posted 03-02-2018 06:40 PM

Beautiful pieces

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#2 posted 03-02-2018 06:42 PM

Those are some nice tables. Great job on the inlaid leaves and the curly maple really makes the tops.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#3 posted 03-02-2018 06:47 PM

Very nice work.
and welcome to Lumberjocks!
Interestingly, one of my first projects years ago was kind of like this.
You have some fine details. I like the apron / leg treatment, and of course the inlay (or is it marquetry?)

BTW if you crop your photos just a bit before you submit them they will usually display right side up.

Again, welcome.

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#4 posted 03-02-2018 08:23 PM

Great job

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#5 posted 03-02-2018 10:05 PM

Nicely done!

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#6 posted 03-02-2018 10:24 PM

This is very nice and beautifully done. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 03-02-2018 10:54 PM

Very Nice Indeed! Well Done! Congrats on The Top Three!

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#8 posted 03-02-2018 11:20 PM

I like the floating top. Also the wood and grain orientation for the inlay takes it to another level!

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#9 posted 03-03-2018 03:15 AM

Wow! Superb craftsmanship and design.

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#10 posted 03-03-2018 05:46 AM

Absolutely beautiful, fantastic job its perfect, the inlays are spectacular. Definitely deserving of all acculades.

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#11 posted 03-03-2018 06:07 AM

Awesome. Truly amazing work. Let’s me know how much I have yet to learn. Welcome to lj’s.

PS If you’re using a phone take all of your pictures horizontally like you did the last shot and they should orient properly.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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#12 posted 03-03-2018 03:20 PM

So beautiful inlay and joinery. You picked some realy gorgeous wood for that project.

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#13 posted 03-03-2018 05:48 PM

sweeeeeet! love the wood choices – super looking tables – if I wore a hat I’d take if off!

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#14 posted 03-03-2018 06:41 PM

Very nice, choice of woods really makes that table top pop. Great layout. Welcome to lumberjocks

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#15 posted 03-03-2018 08:04 PM

I really like this project – the wood, the workmanship and the design.

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