Walnut and Sycamore Tables

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Project by Russel posted 10-01-2010 12:16 AM 2317 views 14 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It is good to have a friend with a sawmill and an enormous supply of lumber. One of the perks is that when he finds an interesting piece of wood, he sets it aside for me.

This was the case with a beautiful piece of Sycamore. The tops for both tables were made from the same board and the pictures do not do justice to the wood.

The base is Walnut, which also wraps the tops. The miter keys add just enough diversion.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#1 posted 10-01-2010 12:23 AM

Very nice Russel, great build and design!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#2 posted 10-01-2010 12:40 AM


-- 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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#3 posted 10-01-2010 12:40 AM

Pretty colors….. nice design. When can I expect it to arrive….lol

-- Measure once cut twice....oh wait....ooops.

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#4 posted 10-01-2010 01:04 AM

great job … I second all of the above and add ” you-lucky-friend” !!!

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 10-01-2010 01:04 AM

Very well done – - and you gave me a good idea for what to do with some wood I have.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#6 posted 10-01-2010 01:06 AM

i like the “floating” top!!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#7 posted 10-01-2010 02:16 AM

great work.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#8 posted 10-01-2010 02:24 AM

“I could do that, but I don’t wanna” – Bart Simpson

Really great piece!

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#9 posted 10-01-2010 02:27 AM

Love the grain.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#10 posted 10-01-2010 02:32 AM

nice russel !

great wood
and contrast blend

interesting design

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#11 posted 10-01-2010 02:34 AM

superb! This gives me a great idea for a coffee table and end table set I’ve been needing to build!

-- You're not a real wood worker until you've been to the Emergency one year...wait a minute, this isn't right.

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#12 posted 10-01-2010 02:42 AM

beautiful tables Russel!

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#13 posted 10-01-2010 03:00 AM

nice tables! the design is awesome! great job – thanks for sharing

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#14 posted 10-01-2010 05:49 AM

Look’n good Russel. Floating tops are your signature.

-- Talent on Loan from God - Rush Limbaugh

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#15 posted 10-01-2010 05:56 AM

super work, love the wood contrast and figure, coolest design.

-- Custom furniture

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