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Project by Murray Tate posted 01-17-2008 02:53 AM 1578 views 9 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife pestered and won…but overall not a bad idea. Wenge, bird’s eye maple and left over walnut from what, I have no idea. It fits well but don’t be jumping on the coach.

-- joint at a time!

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#1 posted 01-17-2008 03:15 AM

very nice choice of woods, colors and grains. It’s a winner


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#2 posted 01-17-2008 03:16 AM

Nice wood. I really like the maple! Great job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#3 posted 01-17-2008 08:51 AM

Where do you guys find all this great figured Maple?

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#4 posted 01-17-2008 11:28 AM

I want a tour of your scrap pile! Nice accent table.

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Jiri Parkman

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#5 posted 01-17-2008 11:48 AM

Nice wood. Nice details. Gret table.

-- Jiri

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Murray Tate

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#6 posted 01-17-2008 02:15 PM

Roz—I am not sure if anyone really knows why maple gets the “birds eye”. Many older guys say it is a disease and that you can’t tell until you start splitting it. I have never heard anyone say they could tell by looking at the bark. I buy mine at East Coast Hardwood in Halifax. It runs about $8/bdft roughly.

-- joint at a time!

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#8 posted 01-17-2008 03:49 PM

The wife pestered and won Does this surprise anybody???? <g>

Really nice table.

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

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#9 posted 01-17-2008 05:00 PM

Quite unique! Great execution!

-- Paul, Texas

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#10 posted 07-03-2008 03:39 PM

Very beautiful , unique piece of furniture… the colors are amazing and what a nice combination of different grains…now aren’t you glad that the Little Woman persisted !!!?

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

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#11 posted 09-29-2008 06:13 PM

WOW, super nice. form, function, beauty, creativity, my favorite.

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

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#12 posted 01-06-2013 09:27 PM

Really nice…and unique!

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