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Ancient kauri end table

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Project by tim0001 posted 938 days ago 1474 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.

-- TimV





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saddletramp

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#1 posted 938 days ago

WOW Is that solid wood or veneer?

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#2 posted 938 days ago

That’s one amazing piece well done

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RBWoodworker

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#3 posted 938 days ago

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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Kipster

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#4 posted 938 days ago

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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david38

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#5 posted 938 days ago

beautiful wood and project.

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tazray

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#6 posted 938 days ago

All I can say is WOW

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lightweightladylefty

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#7 posted 938 days ago

Tim,

We really love the four-way book-matching on the top. They’re a wonderful addition to the room!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 938 days ago

Amazing, you have done this wood justice!

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

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Nighthawk

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#9 posted 938 days ago

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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josh

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#10 posted 937 days ago

“It belongs in a museum”—-Indiana Jones

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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