Walnut Console with Turquoise Inlay

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Project by Brent Livingwell posted 894 days ago 2123 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut console table.
Made from walnut burl veneer, and two chucks of tree.
here in Boulder we are blessed to have a great lumber yard with local trees cut and dried as lumber. (tcwoods)
I found 2 nice slabs with great crotch figure.

They happened to have some holes perfect for the turquoise inlay.

I cut them and then book matched them.

It has four drawers and no hardware.

Pictures of furniture seem impossible!

Another fun one.

-- Things of the greatest worth are from the Earth. If you tell yourself that something is "close enough" it is it again.

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#1 posted 894 days ago

Fantastic consile A great design and fantastic wood ,beautiful,very well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 894 days ago

Very nice looking table from beautiful wood.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 893 days ago

Beautiful table with a great find in wood. I love working with walnut.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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Charles Maxwell

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#4 posted 893 days ago

Fantastic work! I’d be interested in hearing about your experiences applying the Turquoise Inlay. Any thoughts or suggestions for those of us who are planning to take the challenge!

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#5 posted 893 days ago

Very nice, that is some beautiful wood

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 893 days ago

beautiful console. I like the design very much. You have made great use of the walnut and taking advatntage of all of its great characteristics. Thanks for sharing your poject.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 893 days ago

Beautiful absolutly beautiful…...............Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

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#8 posted 893 days ago

Beautiful work! Two thumbs up!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#9 posted 893 days ago

Beautiful wood, great design!

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#10 posted 893 days ago

I second Charles comments
How do you do the Inlay’s???
time for a tutorial?
BTW Beautiful work

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#11 posted 893 days ago

I second the tutorial on the inlays. Great work man.

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#12 posted 893 days ago

Very nice with the inlays. I’m also doing some turquoise inlays in walnut on my current project (a tool chest), and it looks about the same. I used some good quality clear epoxy meant for jewelry work, filed down most of the excess material, then sanded like normal with the orbital. Is your process similar?

I also live near TC Woods. Great place… sad that they’ll be moving soon.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#13 posted 893 days ago

Whats not to like about a great looking table made from figured walnut. I especially like the arch detail. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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