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Project by bochmann posted 11-22-2011 01:20 AM 860 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is and end table that I made out of oak and walnut. The walnut top is really nicely figured, (It wasn’t that way when I got it).... I got the piece of walnut from my grandpa who knew a guy with some walnut boards, it was really rough and pretty much looked like fire wood and one day I needed a small piece of walnut for a turning I was doing so I cut a piece out with my jigsaw and started turning it and discovered what the wood really looked like so I planed and sanded the whole board and new it had to be some kind of table.

Then the oak has a pretty neat story too, All of the oak in this table was reclaimed from the shelves of the library at my High school from when they remodeled it.

It is a pretty nice little table but I am debating on taking off the skirt, I don’t know if I like the look of it with it.





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#1 posted 11-22-2011 03:05 AM

Really awesome figure ,great find.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#2 posted 11-22-2011 04:54 AM

Now that is a beautiful piece of wood, wonderful job.

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#3 posted 11-22-2011 04:56 AM

The top is really awesome !

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#4 posted 11-22-2011 05:48 AM

Thats a nice table. The wlanut top is beautiful.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 11-22-2011 06:14 AM

Great job! That is fantastic figure in the wood. P.S., Hope you found your shoes.

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#6 posted 11-22-2011 12:20 PM

Some great wood on this congrats!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 11-22-2011 04:12 PM

Nice table, beautiful figure on the walnut.
In the mid-1980s when they renovated the library in my high school, and my brother brought home a lot of oak shelves. My parents had a few pieces built out of it, and I now have the last board in my shop. Too bad that as things get renovated now, they only have pieces of plywood, mdf and melamine to throw in the dump.

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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