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This is a zebrawood coffee table I call “V” table. I cut into a piece of limestone and put a glass top on.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart





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Jonathan

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#1 posted 1182 days ago

Certainly a stunning, eye-catching table!

It’s an interesting combination of crisp linearity up-top, with the rough limestone base below.

Does the wood lift out of the limestone base, or did you secure it all together? If it’s loose, how is the stability of the piece? I’m wondering if you set something down on one of the ends, how the table reacts?

I would love to see a few more pictures of this piece! It’s very intriguing.

-- 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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Bluepine38

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#2 posted 1182 days ago

Beautiful combination of materials, and the way you have arranged them gives the viewer the maximum
exposure to the limestone and wood, with the glass emphasizing it. Did you cut the limestone V on a
wet cutting diamond saw? You have another masterpiece here. Thank you for sharing Dan. Having
grown up in the hill country of eastern Montana, I understand your love of the Texas hill country, but the
view of the Lolo peaks in the clouds surrounded by wooded mountains really starts my day right. Do you
have meadowlarks down there?

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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christopheralan

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#3 posted 1182 days ago

Nothing short of perfect! Well done!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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TexPenn

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#4 posted 1182 days ago

Great Job & design!!!! V for victory against the tyrants of the world… there sure seems to be a lot these days!!!! Sorry, Ted. LOL

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com

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Bertha

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#5 posted 1182 days ago

Your definitely victorious in this project. I absolutely love anything incorporating stone.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Kenns

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#6 posted 1182 days ago

I love this project. Can I ask if this was zebrawood veneer? Wonderful design.

-- Then, Than, Their, There, They're, To, Too, Two.....Pine, Maple, Walnut....We need to know the difference.....

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Arthouse

226 posts in 1276 days


#7 posted 1182 days ago

This project is solid zebrawood , I used a skill saw with jig to cut the limestone. I also used a epoxy glue to hold this poetic piece together for the best things in life are the simple things like happiness, joy and love. All this and Heaven too.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart

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FunkadelicAlex

146 posts in 1317 days


#8 posted 1182 days ago

That is awesome. Love the design.

-- Alex -- "I will one day write something intelligent, witty, or humorous here"

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Jorge Velez

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#9 posted 1182 days ago

that’s just fantastic piece of art! like it a lot

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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shopmania

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#10 posted 1182 days ago

I like it! Lets see some more pictures please!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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kiefer

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#11 posted 1181 days ago

I second all of the above
Yes more pics please
great table !!!!!
You got the touch and imagination !
kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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Lars Öhlin

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#12 posted 1181 days ago

very crisp and clean design! can you share close-up pictures as well?

-- Lars Öhlin [Sweden - Helsingborg - Domsten]

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Arthouse

226 posts in 1276 days


#13 posted 1181 days ago

To all woodworker buddies , friends and admirers about this design. I only have this one record shot of the piece for it was hurried to a gallery for a show as soon as it was finished. I work under alot of deadlines because I don’t start till the night before. It also was sold that night at a preview showing before the conversion varnish even had time to cure and before I had time to take my hat off. Simplicity is the key to great design my friends to anyone who’s mind is wandering into spacious wonderment of the creative spirit.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart

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tinnman65

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#14 posted 1181 days ago

Very nice work! Glass, wood, stone….. what more could you ask for?

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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EPJartisan

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#15 posted 1181 days ago

OH if only i could do simple. I admire the results of others in this area, i just get so bored. I love the design. I get yelled at all the time to document my work, because I go the opposite route… really challenging tasks and long debates only to turn into something resolved. A fully resolved piece always looks simpler than it is. I try to limit myself to three design aspects and/or different materials… always three… so it nice to see glass, wood and stone!

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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