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Patchwork Coffee Table #2

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Project by Elwood89 posted 1074 days ago 1379 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I liked the first patchwork coffee table that I made so much that I made another one, with improvements of course.
I started with a lot of different exotic woods (thanks to www.exoticwoodsusa.com). I started with 2” thick blocks of wood and resawed them to 1” (so I have enough left over to make another table).
The table top consists of 27 different kinds of wood. The outermost wood in the frame is Sapele which is what I made the legs and skirt with.
Festool Dominoes are used throughout the table. Finished with teak oil.

I haven’t had any expansion problems with the table top. There are around 100 dominoes holding the wood together.

There are additional photos in my blog http://lumberjocks.com/Elwood89/blog/24321

Woods: Zapote, Lignum Vitae, Granadillo, Katalox, Mora, Jicarillo, Macadamia Nut, Bocote, Osage Orange, Chechen, Marblewood, Redheart, Satinwood, Padauk, Ambrosia Maple, Cocobolo, Black Mesquite, Yaje, Purpleheart, Zebrawood, Satine, Burmese Blackwood, Guapinolillo, Bubinga, Lacewood, Birdseye Maple, and Sapele.

-- Elwood, making sawdust in Germany, http://www.AnsbachArtisans.com





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 1074 days ago

Very nice table and expensive too with all that exotic wood!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1074 days ago

I like it!

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

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terrilynne

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#3 posted 1074 days ago

This is a beautiful table!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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acducey

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#4 posted 1074 days ago

A beautiful piece of woodworking art!

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Everett1

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#5 posted 1074 days ago

Nice, i really like that pattern.
Have you had any problem with wood movement at all with the outside being framed in?

-- Ev in Framingham, MA

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TheKingInYellow

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#6 posted 1074 days ago

Fantastic idea, and the table itself is lovely, not just the top!

-- I'm just learning how to cut the stuff with some other stuff...

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shopmania

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#7 posted 1074 days ago

Looks great! Super idea!

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

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lumberdustjohn

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#8 posted 1073 days ago

Looks great.
Thanks for posting

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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Toolz

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#9 posted 1073 days ago

Very nice unique table.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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