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Project by Clint Searl posted 01-16-2012 09:52 PM 1365 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Bulls eye zebra wood, about 4’ long. The sweated copper base will be replaced when I design something a bit more elegant and compatible. Finish is solvent lacquer.

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been





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Rob Vicelli

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#1 posted 01-16-2012 11:41 PM

That is one gorgeous table! Where dones one find such a piece of wood?

-- Rob V

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Clint Searl

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#2 posted 01-17-2012 12:02 AM

That piece of wood came from Willard Bros Lumber, north of Trenton, NJ. It started out about twice as long and wide, but with considerable twist. This was the flattest piece I could get out of it. BTW, Nakashima often got wood from them.

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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#3 posted 01-17-2012 12:11 AM

That is one great looking table top. I have never seen a piece of zebra wood that large.

What a great job.

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#4 posted 01-17-2012 12:17 AM

Love Zebra wood, thats a great table.

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

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#5 posted 01-17-2012 01:58 AM

One-of-a-kind and looks great

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 01-17-2012 04:24 AM

Unique piece of wood and a creative design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-17-2012 05:02 PM

Great dimensions and use of wood grain – with a bull’s eye to let you know where to place your coffee cup! Beautiful.

-- Dave S., Bellingham, WA

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