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Project by RBWoodworker posted 09-05-2011 05:30 AM 1193 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This coffee table is a $10,000 table that the client somehow cracked the finish and not a single person would take on the job of refinishing it and she called 10 different companies and people.. the black line seen in the picture, was painted on at the time the table was made, the veneer in the center was ash burl, with a teak border..the black thin line was painted between the border and the primary center veneer and had to be repainted back on and the it was NOT a straight line but curved to follow the shape of the table.. this table was stripped down to raw veneer and built back up using a tone colored stain to shade it, followed by a shellac coat, then Post Cat conversion varnish which I had to let sit for several weeks to allow for solvent burn-off..

-- Randall Child http://www.racfurniture.com/





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SteveGaskins

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#1 posted 09-05-2011 05:38 AM

Wow, outstanding work, Randy. The finish is stunning.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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Transition

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#2 posted 09-05-2011 06:04 AM

Wow! What an elegant table and an elegant finish! I hope the client values your talent.

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 09-05-2011 06:38 AM

Beautiful work Randy a spectacular repair and refinish on this coffee table. 3 thumbs up bud.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 09-05-2011 02:14 PM

Randy;

That is outstanding work. You should be very proud of it. I know I would be.

Be

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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ward63

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#5 posted 09-05-2011 04:19 PM

Absolutely beautiful!!!

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CharlesNeil

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#6 posted 09-05-2011 10:20 PM

ya been done good Randy,, nice,

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grosa

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#7 posted 09-24-2011 02:56 PM

Very nice. You are good at what you do. Great job.

-- Have a great day.

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unrested001

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#8 posted 02-15-2012 05:24 PM

Great work. Its like glass. Very nice.

-- I make lots of dust, everything else is just a byproduct of the dust making process!...Frank,NJ

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