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Project by Brett Gallmeyer posted 10-13-2010 04:08 AM 1624 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this a few years ago. It was my first project that I actually sold….
Made out of African mahogany scraps.
Finished with the witches brew of blo, poly, and mineral spirits.
Learned alot from that project….





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lanwater

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#1 posted 10-13-2010 06:56 AM

Very nice tables. You have done a great job.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#2 posted 10-13-2010 07:09 AM

Very nice

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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mafe

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#3 posted 10-13-2010 09:43 AM

So nice, and well made.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 10-13-2010 04:21 PM

Nicely Done !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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Nollie

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#5 posted 10-13-2010 05:20 PM

Well done. I love to work whith African mahogany. The only bad thing about this wood is it gives a very bitter taste in the mouth

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .http://www.leoncustomfurniture.com

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#6 posted 10-13-2010 06:30 PM

Beautiful. Add me to the list of people who really like the AM.

Quick question, if I may (because I genuinely don’t know the answer):

In a design like yours, what prevents wood movement from becoming a problem within that tightly mitered frame ??

Thanks.

Great job!

-- -- Neil

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Nollie

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#7 posted 10-13-2010 06:57 PM

Maybe hi used some veneered ply or mdf then it should not be a problem

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .http://www.leoncustomfurniture.com

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Brett Gallmeyer

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#8 posted 10-14-2010 03:45 AM

the center piece is mdf core with a african mahogany venneer. hence nice tight miters… ;)

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NBeener

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#9 posted 10-14-2010 04:35 AM

Ahhhhh.

Looks beautiful.

Nice choice to go with the MDF :-)

-- -- Neil

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BenI

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#10 posted 06-25-2012 07:13 AM

Great looking tables, love the grain on both of them.

-- Ben from IL

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