A george nakishima attempt

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Project by pimpson posted 04-08-2011 07:26 AM 2250 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw the piece of natural edge koa tossed aside and thought it could make a fun nakishima style table. The whole table is koa exept for the ebony feet it’s 26” tall 30” long and12” wide with a wipe on poly finish I had to make the ebony feet because it was a little tippy but a fun project.

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#1 posted 04-08-2011 10:44 AM

Looks really great and unique too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 04-08-2011 10:47 AM

Tossed aside, eh? Nice find, great table.Thanks for posting it.

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#3 posted 04-08-2011 12:08 PM

very unique, I like the feet… nice little touch

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#4 posted 04-08-2011 03:06 PM

Nice save, nice build… ...that’s a beautiful piece of koa.

-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA

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#5 posted 04-09-2011 01:31 AM

Very organic. A wonderful way to use what some would say is useless.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#6 posted 07-22-2011 06:51 AM

A classic. Who would toss that to the side?

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#7 posted 03-22-2014 04:37 AM

That’s a wood lovers table for sure. Just stumbled across this project. Koa is King.

-- vicrider

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