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Custom Hickory Live Edge Table Top 7'

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Project by TexPenn posted 1263 days ago 3225 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Custom Hickory Live Edge Table Top 7X 30”X1.5”
Made from 3 pieces joined together. Hand cut Walnut butterflys, Spar urethane finish. Top only. Customer is supplying their own legs.
I buy my logs from an Amish log yard, then mill the logs & dry the slabs before creating all kinds of pieces of this type. More can be seen in my ebay store or at my website.
http://stores.ebay.com/Around-The-Bend-Woodworks?_rdc=1 &
http://www.around-the-bend.com/index.html Thanks, Ted.

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com





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matt garcia

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#1 posted 1263 days ago

Beautiful!! Are the butterfly inlays for decoration, or repair?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Don

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#2 posted 1263 days ago

Another beatifull top, I really love that hickory!

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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TexPenn

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#3 posted 1263 days ago

on the 12’ piece I put the butterflies every 40” on the joints & then everywhere there was a crack…. which was everywhere. On this one there was some checking on each end of each piece so they are functional, kind of…. The slabs are kiln dried so they are stable & wont crack any more. So they are for decoration too. Thanks, Ted.

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com

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SafferinOz

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#4 posted 1262 days ago

Hi Tex,

The butterflies do they go all the way through the wood or only partially??

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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TexPenn

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#5 posted 1262 days ago

Hi All & THANKS! The butterflies are about 1/2” thick. Ted.

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com

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#6 posted 1262 days ago

TexPen: hees baack! we love the big stuff,thanks for posting

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#7 posted 1241 days ago

Love this Ted. The only thing I can say is that this table photo pales in comparison to the real deal. Ted- your work is wonderful and I love to see your stuff- espcially the live version! :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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