Maple and cocobolo

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Project by RS Woodworks posted 1182 days ago 1598 views 11 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the latest table I have created. It was made as a housewarming gift for some good friends. The dimensions are 43”long x 13.5” wide x 33.5” tall.
The top is made of solid birdseye maple with cocobolo inlay. The base is all solid curly roasted sugar maple, with cocobolo feet and drawer pull.
The finish is shellac, poly, and wax.
I will be delivering it to our friends tomorrow.

Thanks for looking and taking the time to comment. I want to mention that this was the first time using Photoshop to eliminate the background on my photos. There is some fuzzyness and apparent uneveness. I assure you this is in the photos only, The edges of this table are crisp and the top dead flat and smooth as silk. I’ll be working on my photoshop skills more in the future.


-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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#1 posted 1182 days ago

It’s neat.

Great combination of wood.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#2 posted 1182 days ago

Wow Ryan, they must be great friends to get a gift like that. Great job.

-- Alan, Prince George

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#3 posted 1182 days ago

Very nice table. Don’t sweat the photoshop skills, the table looks great.

-- Mel,

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#4 posted 1182 days ago

I like your design elements.. inlay top curves matching drawer front curve, etc. as added value to the overall excellent design and build…

with gifts like this, I would think you would have us lining up at your front door…

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 1182 days ago

Beautiful Table! Excellent Craftsmanship!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 1182 days ago

great lookin table.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#7 posted 1182 days ago

Excellent work .

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#8 posted 1182 days ago

very very nice…

-- "thats all I have to say about that..."

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#9 posted 1182 days ago

Beautiful piece, I really love the draw design.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#10 posted 1182 days ago

Beautiful! I really really like the feet detail, and the cocobolo inlay in the top. What a wonderful gift!


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RS Woodworks

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#11 posted 1181 days ago

Thank you all for the kind comments! :)


-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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#12 posted 1181 days ago

How to become your friend…..Hahahaha. That is a wonderful project. You will bless your friends.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#13 posted 1181 days ago

That is an absolutely amazing table. Really stunning!

-- Chris, Washington The State!

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Arlin Eastman

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#14 posted 1181 days ago

Well make, I like the way you did the drawer with a slight curve.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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