Walnut & Birdseye Maple Sofa Table

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Project by Casper posted 12-02-2010 04:30 PM 3082 views 10 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Table from walnut and birdseye maple. Bookmatched top, lower shelf and drawer bottoms. The accents are ebony and the drawer bottoms are QSWO.

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#1 posted 12-02-2010 04:34 PM

Thats sweet! Nice G&G design!

-- Chuck W

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#2 posted 12-02-2010 04:35 PM

Great stuff Casper! Your wood selection and craftsmanship are outstanding.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#3 posted 12-02-2010 04:37 PM

I usually think that multiple woods on G&G designs makes it too busy. G&G is already chocked full of details. I have to say, I will have to alter my opinion after seeing this – you pulled it off nicely! A very attractive piece – well done!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 12-02-2010 04:52 PM


-- Al, Culpeper VA

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#5 posted 12-02-2010 05:30 PM

Nice Table !!!

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

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#6 posted 12-02-2010 05:36 PM

Really nicely done I like the walnut color you have, it is a fair bit lighter than most of the Walnut I have seen, which is more chocolate brown. Did you do anything special? Bleach it then bring back with oil or dye?

-- I don't trust trees. They're kinda shady

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#7 posted 12-02-2010 06:50 PM

Beautiful craftsmanship … the colors really compliment each other, and the birds-eye maple top is a stunner.

Thanks for posting!


-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#8 posted 12-02-2010 07:37 PM

Great table. I particularly like the peg pattern on the legs, and the dovetails.
Nice job.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#9 posted 12-02-2010 07:40 PM

Very nice.
Wood looks good as well.


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#10 posted 12-02-2010 08:30 PM

Really nice piece. The top is just beautiful, love the figure.

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#11 posted 12-02-2010 09:09 PM

I agree with all, thats a beautiful piece for the top.

-- Doug...

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#12 posted 12-02-2010 11:42 PM

Very nice sofa table. I like the Green&Green design, it definitely stands out.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#13 posted 12-03-2010 04:27 AM

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#14 posted 12-03-2010 04:16 PM

Looks like you now only need a coffee table and you’ll have a set!

I have often thought about what it would be like to take the route less traveled with a G&G piece, and now you’ve shown me that it can work out nicely.

This is truly a beautiful, well-crafted piece of furniture… truly.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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