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birds eye maple coffee table

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Project by jeffro posted 1320 days ago 2959 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

O baby this birds eye nugget was a treasure, the idea behind this table was to leave the out side natural and really polish the inside too show you were all that beautiful grain comes from. I carved the center to look like some kind of fruit core just to give it a little more flavor.

-- Jeffro,knockonwood





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Rogue

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#1 posted 1320 days ago

Saw this one on you site, what a great peice. Hows the interveiw questions coming? I’m stoked to get you up on the site!

-- Rogue

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jackthelab

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#2 posted 1320 days ago

Great piece – love the overall look.

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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FumblesWithTools

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#3 posted 1320 days ago

Amazing. I love the way the contour of the glass top follows the natural curves of the table.

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 1320 days ago

Just saw your site, very cool!!!!!!!!!!!

This is another great piece.

Love the eagle, and all your sculptures. So great!!

Welcome, and thanks for sharing.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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lightweightladylefty

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#5 posted 1319 days ago

We really like this table. The burl is incredible and the workmanship is fabulous.

How large is the table?

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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jaedwards575

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#6 posted 1319 days ago

My first thought seeing this piece was sadness due to the fact that burl could of yielded numerous bowls. After gazing at the piece for some time, I realized there was not project more fitting than that table. Nicely done, sir. Nicely done indeed.

-- Aaron Possom Town, TN

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jeffro

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#7 posted 1319 days ago

Thanks, I sure thought about it too for a long time, for over a year. For some reason the shape that come about felt rite.
The table was about 2 1/2 feet across and 18 inch high.

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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learnin2do

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#8 posted 1319 days ago

That is just beautiful!
You have such wonderful woodsight!

I had a burl tragedy just moments ago. I rescued this cherry burl (or gall really, i think) “held” within a branch, from the fireplace pile; my man had just put it in the log splitter!!!!! (i had a talk with him) So, after sitting with it a while, i realized that it only needed a hand, so that folks could see how that branch claimed that gall…..then, i accidentally bored through the burl while bowing it.

-- christine

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devann

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#9 posted 1317 days ago

That’s really cool. The first picture I saw I thought that’s not a table, it’s a bowl ! But when I saw the picture with the top I realized what an awesome piece it is. Good job Jeffro. Thanks for posting the size.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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Richard Xuereb

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#10 posted 1159 days ago

Really nice work.

-- Richard S Xuereb

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