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Spalted Hickory and poplar kitchen table

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Project by Darryl Jones posted 10-08-2018 07:49 PM 549 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The kitchen table is finally done! This table was an experience for me as this is the first remotely “rustic” piece ever. I started out with these spalted hickory boards and even though they have been air dried for years, they still warped a little after the initial glue-up. As I worked the material, I thought it would be a great idea to leave some of the unevenness, a little tear out, and saw marks. It was an exercise in restraint as I really wanted to make the table flat. Anyway, I persevered and this is my reward. Spalted hickory top, poplar base stained ebony with Varathane 3x, and finished with Sherwin Williams pre-cat lacquer.

-- Dread Knot Wood Shop http://www.dreadknotwoodshop.com





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-08-2018 09:08 PM

That is s very attractive table!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 10-08-2018 10:30 PM

Your restraint paid off with one fine looking table
Love those saw marks and the worm holes

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 10-08-2018 10:44 PM

Very Nice Project & Well Done Darryl!

-- I Chose "The Road Less Travelled" Now I'm Totally Lost! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#4 posted 10-09-2018 01:49 AM

Wow. That looks great.

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

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#5 posted 10-09-2018 03:59 AM

Sharp looking and I really like the wood. Mike

-- MEL, Kansas

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#6 posted 10-09-2018 07:35 PM

This kitchen table is so beautiful and nicely done.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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