Curly/Burly Small Black Walnut Table

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Project by ETwoodworks posted 06-29-2011 04:16 PM 1480 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For my first project post I chose my most recent finished product that I built with my friend Travis. It is solid black walnut w22” d13” h22”. The inside of the drawer is solid red oak. The skirting is mortis and tenon pinned with 1/4” red oak dowel’s. The bottom shelf is doweled. The top is attached with pocket hole’s. This was one of my simplest builds but also one of my favorite because of the buautiful character of the wood (the pictures hardly do it justice).

Thanks for looking

-- Building quality in a throw away world.

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#1 posted 06-29-2011 04:31 PM

Nice job on the table, Eric. Photos never seem to do justice to the wood. Thanks for sharing.

-- Skip from Batavia, purveyor of fine and exotic sawdust & chips.

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#2 posted 06-29-2011 04:34 PM

Nice, I love figured walnut (& cherry). Building projects with friends has always been a delight for me. Times that I will never forget. I hope your’s was as memorable!

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)

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#3 posted 06-29-2011 04:38 PM

Fantastic wood… great job on the table.

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

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#4 posted 06-29-2011 05:52 PM

super nice!

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#5 posted 06-29-2011 07:04 PM

Very Nice Indeed!!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#6 posted 06-29-2011 09:42 PM

What’s KNOT to like ? Beautiful figure and color. Keep up the good work : )

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

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#7 posted 06-29-2011 10:19 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind comments.

-- Building quality in a throw away world.

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#8 posted 06-30-2011 03:58 AM

WOW!! What a beauty!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#9 posted 06-30-2011 05:31 AM


Very nice table! The simplicity of the design really shows off the beautiful wood . . . nice combination!


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