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This end table (a set of two) is made from ancient kauri (carbon dated 50000 years old) and walnut. The end tables match a set of built in cabinets also using kauri and walnut. Finish is tung oil.
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#1 posted 12-29-2011 09:06 PM
WOW Is that solid wood or veneer?
-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)
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#2 posted 12-29-2011 09:15 PM
That’s one amazing piece well done
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#3 posted 12-29-2011 09:43 PM
Cool!! I have seen this wood for sale on e bay..it’s very expensive!! but I have never seen it finished before..it looks beautiful!! nice job!!
the description on Ebay says the wood is buried and found at dig sites..I don’t know how true that is but that’s what it said..
-- Randall Child http://www.racfurniture.com/
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#4 posted 12-29-2011 10:40 PM
That is a spectacular table.
-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison
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#5 posted 12-29-2011 10:55 PM
beautiful wood and project.
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#6 posted 12-30-2011 04:53 AM
All I can say is WOW
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#7 posted 12-30-2011 06:26 AM
We really love the four-way book-matching on the top. They’re a wonderful addition to the room!
-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.
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#8 posted 12-30-2011 12:00 PM
Amazing, you have done this wood justice!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#9 posted 12-30-2011 02:11 PM
Kauri a beautiful wood to work with and the ancient kauri well old…and not cheap even here in New Zealand… lol
Great project and you have done a wounderful job :-)
-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz
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#10 posted 12-30-2011 11:46 PM
“It belongs in a museum”—-Indiana Jones
-- Tree, wood, and box lover. Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan, and soon to be Pennsylvanian once again!
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