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Project by Russel posted 1428 days ago 2045 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 http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com





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Les Hastings

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#1 posted 1428 days ago

Very nice Russel, great build and design!

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

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rivergirl

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#2 posted 1428 days ago

Beautiful!

-- 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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Mike

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#3 posted 1428 days ago

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

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

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 1428 days ago

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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richgreer

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#5 posted 1428 days ago

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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degoose

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#6 posted 1428 days ago

i like the “floating” top!!

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

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jack1

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#7 posted 1428 days ago

great work.

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

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mcase

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#8 posted 1428 days ago

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

Really great piece!

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Abbott

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#9 posted 1428 days ago

Love the grain.

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

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patron

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#10 posted 1428 days ago

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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bohnsai

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#11 posted 1428 days ago

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 Room...Twice...in one year...wait a minute, this isn't right.

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darryl

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#12 posted 1428 days ago

Dang!
beautiful tables Russel!

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dakremer

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#13 posted 1428 days ago

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

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

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dhg

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#14 posted 1428 days ago

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

-- Talent on Loan from God - Rush Limbaugh ----------www.genesiswoodworks.com----------

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 1428 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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