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Spalted Maple River Table

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Project by GregMorgan posted 04-08-2018 09:35 PM 2087 views 4 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First attempt at a river table. Not perfect but turned out okay. Spalted maple slab with blue tinted resin. Walnut legs.

-- Greg, South Jersey





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 04-08-2018 10:12 PM

Very cool looking top!!

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 04-08-2018 10:17 PM

Very nice

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Mark

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#3 posted 04-08-2018 10:20 PM

I dunno? Looks pretty damned nice to me. Well done.

-- Mark

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#4 posted 04-08-2018 10:54 PM

That’s really impressive.

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swirt

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#5 posted 04-09-2018 01:49 AM

That came out great.

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#6 posted 04-09-2018 01:57 AM

THis one is on my list , very nice and looks like you nailed it.

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MJR

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#7 posted 04-09-2018 08:40 AM

Beautiful. I’m working on one now. Walnut slab and I tinted the resin with copper color pigment. What resin did you use? I used Ecopoxy. Also what did you use for a finish?

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GregMorgan

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#8 posted 04-09-2018 09:59 AM

Thanks. I used stone-coat countertops casting resin. Really easy to work with

-- Greg, South Jersey

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#9 posted 04-09-2018 11:22 AM

This is a beautiful river table and you have done a wonderful job on it. It’s a real eye catcher.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Ron Stewart

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#10 posted 04-09-2018 12:04 PM

That’s beautiful. The top is very striking.

-- Ron Stewart

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Steve

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#11 posted 04-09-2018 05:26 PM

That looks awesome.

I had one technical question.

Does there need to be a board tying the two legs together to keep them from splaying?

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mel52

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#12 posted 04-09-2018 06:01 PM

That is actually one of the coolest table tops I think I have ever seen. Excellent job.

-- MEL, Kansas

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GregMorgan

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#13 posted 04-09-2018 06:26 PM

The legs are lagged into the top with 2 1/2 inch screws so I didn’t tie them together. They seem to be pretty stable.

-- Greg, South Jersey

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wrenchhead

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#14 posted 04-09-2018 09:59 PM

Great looking table!

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Gene Howe

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#15 posted 04-09-2018 10:11 PM

Excellent.
Agree about the legs. The one I built has 4 lags per leg set. 2 for each half. Not a bit of give.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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