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Rustic Modern Bookmatched Nakashima Style Walnut Dining Table

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Project by TexPenn posted 07-22-2011 04:56 PM 3060 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rustic Modern Bookmatched Nakashima Style Walnut Dining Table
105 long 49 wide at widest. Bocote butterflies. Spar urethane finish.

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





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DanW

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#1 posted 07-22-2011 05:07 PM

Looks real good. I bet finding boards wide enough for you table was fun (still plenty stored in barns but, the search can be fun).
Dan

-- "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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bigsergio04mex

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#2 posted 07-22-2011 05:11 PM

WOW!!! looks great my friend!!! One day… I gona buy a sawmill like you jejejejeejjeje
Excelent job!!!! Felicidades compadre!!!

-- I want to emigrate out of my country right now!!!!!!!

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stevef22

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#3 posted 07-22-2011 05:12 PM

Awesome

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gagewestern

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#4 posted 07-22-2011 05:54 PM

that looks wonderfull

-- gagewestern

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Arthouse

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#5 posted 07-22-2011 11:43 PM

looks great but if I may give you some helpful advice Nakashima never changed woods for his butterfly patches and made them small enough to where they were almost undetected. Looks great though . I am envious of the lumber you get up there that you can collect .

-- "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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RWJones

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#6 posted 07-23-2011 01:53 AM

Very nice indeed!

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NormG

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#7 posted 07-23-2011 03:18 AM

Definitely great pieces of art, fit the room also, really nice work, thanks for sharing

-- Norman

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TexPenn

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#8 posted 07-23-2011 03:51 AM

I have studied Nakashimas work for the last 10 yrs. His son lined me out on how he did his butterflies, right there in the conoid studio. A bit of friendly advice…. “Never” is a really strong word. http://www.modernegallery.com/pages/nakashima/nakashima_gallery_dn03.html Thanks to all, Ted

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

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HalDougherty

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#9 posted 07-24-2011 12:13 PM

TexPenn,

You’ve made a beautiful table set. I’m always impressed with your work. Nice website as well. I’m going to build a dining table set for my own use out of birds eye elm that I cut a couple of years ago. I’ve been trying to decide what leg design to use your slab legs on this one look great. I may just scale up the benches I’ve been making and make the table just like them.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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Schwieb

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#10 posted 07-29-2011 07:14 AM

George would be pleased, I’m sure…............

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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