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Project by Devildog posted 02-22-2011 12:47 AM 2744 views 25 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well fellow woodworkers its been awhile since Ive been on here, been quite busy the last year a lot of military work. But in my spare time this is my latest creation. My wife has been wanting a new table so this is what I whipped up for her. The core of the table top is zebra wood, I trimmed that with a 1/2 inch border of wenge, the outside border is lace wood, the mitered corners are locked together with a zebra wood butterfly. I thought it would tie the whole table top together. the tressle is of brazilian cherry. the dimensions of the table are 31 high, the top is is 41×71. I hope you all like it.


-- Terry Millville PA

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#1 posted 02-22-2011 01:05 AM

Wonderful table . Nice variety of woods that all compliment each other : )
Congratulations and thank you for sharing !!

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#2 posted 02-22-2011 01:15 AM

nice looking table, great job.

-- Paul

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#3 posted 02-22-2011 01:30 AM

Way to show off that zebrawood, in both the center of the top and the butterflies!

-- 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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#4 posted 02-22-2011 01:41 AM

Nice table, love the zebrawood and the butterflies.

-- Ron,R.A.Shepard Woodworking,Massachusetts

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#5 posted 02-22-2011 02:06 AM

Nice whipping!!

Wow, love to gather the family around that. Very beautiful and skillfully done…....................

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

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#6 posted 02-22-2011 02:38 AM

Wow beautiful table and wonderful finish. Love the zebrawood butterflies nice touch.

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#7 posted 02-22-2011 02:49 AM

The butterflies add a nice touch to it. I love the zebrawood. Nice job.

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#8 posted 02-22-2011 02:54 AM

Nice work! how’d you attach the zebra wood,lace and wenge all together?

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#9 posted 02-22-2011 03:16 AM

Great looking table. Beautifully done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 02-22-2011 03:17 AM

Beautiful!! I love it!! Thanks for sharing!!

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#11 posted 02-22-2011 05:02 AM

That is a sweet table top!

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables

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#12 posted 02-22-2011 06:16 AM

Great job on the table, I had to come back and take another look!

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#13 posted 02-22-2011 06:34 AM

wow this is different. very beautiful and well made.

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

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#14 posted 02-22-2011 06:48 AM

I live the Zebra wood. Well done project, those butterfies in the corners do look nice, nice touch. Impressive. Thanks for sharing.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#15 posted 02-22-2011 03:13 PM

The zebra wood and wenge were joined with glue and pin nails, the lace wood was then joined with glue and biscuits. Unfortunately the chairs I did not make they were a gift from my wifes uncle who bought them raw and then finished them. Someday I would like to try my hand at making some chairs.

-- Terry Millville PA

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