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Project by jcsterling posted 1295 days ago 3160 views 11 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

the top of this table is a naturally curved walnut slab. the aprons are laminated curves. 24 wide x 60 long x 32 tall. thanks for looking

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1295 days ago

Nice! It fits the space perfectly.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 1295 days ago

What a great table. The lines are so smooth and legs with what looks like a soft taper. Fits the room perfectly!!!!!!! One to be proud of.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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jburklow

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#3 posted 1295 days ago

Looks beautiful! really compliments the space

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skippyland

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#4 posted 1295 days ago

A beautiful piece, nice work, John. Very subtle. Any chance of a close up of the top grain? Skip

-- Skip from Batavia, purveyor of fine and exotic sawdust & chips.

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 1295 days ago

I’d like to see the top as well , please. Great design in the perfect location : )

edit : I guess you were uploading as I was typing : )
Beautiful grain in that top and the finish is remarkable !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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jcsterling

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#6 posted 1295 days ago

skippyland, added a photo of the top. not the best shot of the top but it’s all I have…don’t have access to the table anymore.

Ken, yes the legs have a very subtle taper on outside faces.
thankyou everyone for your nice comments.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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RexMcKinnon

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#7 posted 1295 days ago

Hey did you build that wall to fit the table. LOL

Beautiful table.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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skippyland

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#8 posted 1295 days ago

John, that’s a beautiful piece of walnut. You know, the best part of woodworking for me is really spending a great deal of time designing and milling a piece where I can only guess as to how it will end, and then, apply the finish and have that piece explode in color and grain variations right in front of me. Really nice work, John. Skip

-- Skip from Batavia, purveyor of fine and exotic sawdust & chips.

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SawDustnSplinters

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#9 posted 1295 days ago

Nice looking design and table. It is kind of difficult to find a use for those arched slabs “unless” you live in one of those dome houses.
thanx
Frank

-- Frank, Dallas,TX , http://www.allthingsrustix.com , “I have a REALLY BIG chainsaw”

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Jonathan

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#10 posted 1295 days ago

Skip, it’s like that tree grew up knowing it’s destination or something.

I like the simple base with the subtle taper on the legs, letting the eye focus on the beautiful slab top.

-- 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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bvdon

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#11 posted 1295 days ago

Great work and nice slab!

-- http://woodwork.me

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shimster

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#12 posted 1295 days ago

Was going to ask, “which came first the wall or the table?”, but Rex beat me to it. Very nice piece. You should be proud.

-- Less is More.....expensive

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Verna

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#13 posted 1295 days ago

Beautiful. I’ve never seen a more appropriate piece of timber to fit an unusual shape of a place. So many times we have to mill the timber to fit the place. Mother Nature sure took care of the shape this time and you took care of the timber. Well done.

-- Verna -- Indianapolis, IN

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Canadian Woodworks

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#14 posted 1295 days ago

Wow, great choice of lumber, love it!

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables http://www.canadianwoodworks.com

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Dan Hux

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#15 posted 1295 days ago

great looking table, although it would look better at my house, walnut is great wood. thanks for sharing

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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