Maple Table with Dicroic Glass Inlays

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Project by Flip posted 02-13-2008 04:14 AM 1141 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had the idea to make an artistic accent table with dicroic glass inlays. I used a nice bird’s eye maple top, dovetailed drawer and delicate tapered legs. I stained it with yellow dye and finished it with 3 coats of satin lacquer.

-- Phil Daniels

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#1 posted 02-13-2008 04:18 AM

nice lookin work

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#2 posted 02-13-2008 05:05 AM

Wow that is bright. What color sofa does it go with?

Very impressive.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#3 posted 02-13-2008 05:14 AM

Hi Phil,

This is a very interesting and unique piece. It certainly will be the center of attention.

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#4 posted 02-13-2008 07:13 AM

Now there’s something different.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 02-13-2008 08:13 AM

Great looking table – bet it won’t ever get misplaced :-)) I like the design.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 02-13-2008 12:03 PM

Cool, bright table. I really like the dicroic glass inlay. Any chance of you explaining the methodology there? Is it glass “pebbles” set with epoxy?

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#7 posted 02-13-2008 01:07 PM

Original table.

-- Jiri

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#8 posted 04-21-2009 08:01 PM

Very cool

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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