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Project by BrianHurstWW posted 11-26-2018 07:54 PM 781 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The table is made of cherry, spalted maple and walnut pulls. The spalted maple came from a tree in my parents back yard. And I have no idea why the pictures are sideways.





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 11-26-2018 08:11 PM

Real nice looking table!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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jutsFL

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#2 posted 11-26-2018 08:58 PM

Really cool piece, the maple caught me off guard on first glance… Looked as if it were glass in the doors, and seeing that pattern on the inside. Love the flow and wood combos.

...how long did this project take you, if you dont mind me asking. (I’m a very new woodworker… And trying to guage just how slow and tedious I really am :)

-- I've quickly learned that being a woodworker isn't about making flawless work, rather it's fixing all the mistakes you made so that it appears flawless to others! Jay - FL

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recycle1943

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#3 posted 11-26-2018 09:16 PM

great build and love the spalted maple

-- 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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swirt

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#4 posted 11-27-2018 03:08 AM

Very nice looking table. It is going to be interesting to watch that cherry darken over time and contrast with different aspects of the maple as it goes. I like what you did with the doors.

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

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woodbot

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#5 posted 11-27-2018 03:50 AM

Lots of interesting details. Well done. Spalted maple is a favorite of mine.

-- Terry Osnach, Stonewall, MB, Canada

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michelletwo

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#6 posted 11-27-2018 10:38 AM

very nice cabinet. Yrs ago I made one much like it except I had ambrosia maple instead of spalted. It has stood the test of time, and I still love mine. Yours should be around more many yrs and be handed downto family

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kordwood

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#7 posted 11-27-2018 11:45 AM

Nice table, and very cool to use wood with a personal history — adds a nice story to a future heirloom.

If you slightly edit pictures before uploading, they don’t turn sideways. Don’t ask why it works, but it does.

-- David in sunny Cleveland, Oh

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BrianHurstWW

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#8 posted 11-27-2018 03:34 PM



Really cool piece, the maple caught me off guard on first glance… Looked as if it were glass in the doors, and seeing that pattern on the inside. Love the flow and wood combos.

...how long did this project take you, if you dont mind me asking. (I m a very new woodworker… And trying to guage just how slow and tedious I really am :)

- jutsFL


Thanks, glad you like the project.
Making this table took about 2 weeks working evenings and weekends. I am slow and deliberate also. Joinery is much cleaner when you take your time.

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BrianHurstWW

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#9 posted 11-27-2018 03:36 PM



Nice table, and very cool to use wood with a personal history — adds a nice story to a future heirloom.

If you slightly edit pictures before uploading, they don’t turn sideways. Don’t ask why it works, but it does.

- kordwood


Thanks for your helpful tip and kind remarks.

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BrianHurstWW

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#10 posted 11-27-2018 03:42 PM



Very nice looking table. It is going to be interesting to watch that cherry darken over time and contrast with different aspects of the maple as it goes. I like what you did with the doors.

- swirt


Thank you. I like mixing and matching wood types. Seems to really draw out the uniqueness of each piece of wood. I too am looking forward to seeing the wood colors in the coming years.

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BrianHurstWW

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#11 posted 11-27-2018 03:44 PM


great build and love the spalted maple

- recycle1943

Thanks!


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BrianHurstWW

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#12 posted 11-27-2018 03:49 PM



very nice cabinet. Yrs ago I made one much like it except I had ambrosia maple instead of spalted. It has stood the test of time, and I still love mine. Yours should be around more many yrs and be handed downto family

- michelletwo


Thank you.
Ambrosia maple is also a beautiful wood. I like seeing the grain of wood. Is the table you are talking about like the small side table you posted in 2010? Maple and walnut is a nice match.

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TonyArru

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#13 posted 11-27-2018 07:37 PM

Well executed! Thanks for sharing!

-- Tony S. Arru, Connecticut

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ohwoodeye

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#14 posted 11-28-2018 09:01 PM

Table looks great.
Lamp is too big for the table. Need little lamp so the table is the focal point.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's "opinion" on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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PaulChau

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#15 posted 11-29-2018 04:59 AM

That’s a great way to use a bit of natural wood for some utility in the room! And a nice little storage area for things too!

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