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Project by pimpson posted 03-13-2011 12:32 AM 1541 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is made of walnut ebony and koa top my plan for it was a coffee table at our house but having to younger kids my wife advised me to sell it at a local gallery. The idea came from the new hoover dam bypass bridge I had seen pictures of ,I thought it looked fun to recreate in furniture form. It’s finish a watco danish oil and a high gloss polyurethane with a wax over the top thanks for looking and createks welcome.





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blackcherry

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#1 posted 03-13-2011 04:26 AM

Plenty of shimmer on this top, might need sunglasses with the afternoon tea. Beautiful wood and nice work as well, thank for posting…BC

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matt garcia

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#2 posted 03-13-2011 04:50 AM

Yes, it is gorgeous!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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therookie

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#3 posted 03-13-2011 05:15 AM

Very nice where did you get the slab of koa wood?

-- http://aewoodworks.webs.com

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pimpson

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#4 posted 03-13-2011 05:59 AM

the koa wood came from a wood dealer in n.w. washington and he got it from a sawer’s personal statch that worked in hawaii in the early 80’s.

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RWJones

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#5 posted 03-14-2011 06:55 AM

Really like the rustic top on the more formal stand. Table would fit in well in most any setting. Nice work.

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