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Project by Trackeng posted 05-16-2018 11:40 AM 1485 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a coffee table which I designed and built. The base is Walnut and the top is Myrtle.

The top was a slab which was a coffee table in the family going back to before I was born. I resurrected it from a closet and made this.

The base is very narrow to accomodate the large “bay” in the live edge. The legs are carved from a solid piece of wood and splayed outward to gain some stability.

The finish is Sam Maloof oil/poly the top is finished with shellac.





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Revhard

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#1 posted 05-16-2018 01:15 PM

Beautiful!

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swirt

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#2 posted 05-16-2018 01:18 PM

Beautiful piece of wood. Interesting design with the curved legs.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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builtinbkyn

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#3 posted 05-16-2018 01:41 PM

Beautiful looking table. The figure in the wood is stunning and the profile of the top is unique. I like the splayed legs. Nice work!

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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Dust_Maker

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#4 posted 05-16-2018 03:41 PM

Trackeng, you did well making this irregularly shaped piece of wood into a aesthetically balanced table. It looks great.

-- Jonathan 2Cor. 4:6

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#5 posted 05-16-2018 03:48 PM

WOW … what an awesome finish … like the legs also … GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 05-16-2018 06:43 PM

Awesome piece of board – extraordinary finish!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 05-16-2018 07:14 PM

Wow. How did you get such a gloss on the shellac? French polish?

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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therealSteveN

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#8 posted 05-16-2018 08:53 PM

Love that Myrtle top. Nice piece, thanks for posting.

Maybe the nicest of the let’s use what Mother Nature left us to work with pieces I’ve seen in a while.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#9 posted 05-20-2018 03:00 AM

The legs are pretty cool too…

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#10 posted 06-04-2018 06:29 AM

Sweet!! I love the organic flow of this piece. Thank you for curving the legs to add to rhythm. Lovely piece. Congratulations!!

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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