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Project by dlgWoodWork posted 05-09-2011 06:33 AM 1798 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a butcher block top table I made for my mom for Mother’s Day. The top is maple, cherry, and walnut. The base is made from cherry and finished with amber shellac. The best part is my mom really loves it. So I am happy about it. All comments and critics are welcome.

-- Check out my woodworking blog: http://www.dlgwoodworkblg.com





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#1 posted 05-09-2011 06:37 AM

I bet she loves it. Very pretty.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 05-09-2011 07:11 AM

Yet another great butcher block… I can never get enough of them…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#3 posted 05-09-2011 01:09 PM

I want one too! :D I don’t even want to think about how long that top took to sand!!

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#4 posted 05-09-2011 01:40 PM

Very nice, well done !!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 05-09-2011 02:18 PM

Looks sharp, especially with your wood selection. It almost looks like you made 2-different blocks, then glued them together, based on the pattern?

-- 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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#6 posted 05-10-2011 02:35 AM

Nice looking table.

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#7 posted 05-16-2011 04:00 PM

Jonathan,

nice job catching that. It is loosely based on the table David Marks did years ago on Woodworks. He used 3 different glue ups, but I only used 2.

Thanks for all the kind comments guys.

-- Check out my woodworking blog: http://www.dlgwoodworkblg.com

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