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Spalted Ca. Coastal Live Oak Coffee Table

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Project by highlander33 posted 05-24-2018 03:24 AM 868 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece was taken from a Ca. Coastal Live Oak tree that was taken down because it had been dying for the last 10 years. After cutting into it I found out that it was heavily spalted , which was really exciting . I had no idea that the colors would be noticeably darker, it changes the look so differently from some of the other trees that I’ve had to work with because of being blown down in wind storms. Here are a few pictures to completion.





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swirt

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#1 posted 05-24-2018 03:48 AM

Beautiful! Well done!

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#2 posted 05-24-2018 12:47 PM

Very nice.

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#3 posted 05-24-2018 03:14 PM

This is an outstanding table and I love the design.

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#4 posted 05-25-2018 01:36 AM

Incredible work of art, looks great!

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#5 posted 05-25-2018 03:20 AM

Great grain and colors.

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