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Madrone Burl Side Table

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Project by bugz posted 918 days ago 1321 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This 2’ by 4’ madrone burl I found about 4 years ago in Portland in a junk shop, along with heavy raw edge maple slab for the legs. I talked the owner down to $60 for burl and $35 for maple slab. I used my router sled to level madrone burl and the rot in the maple slab dicktated the shape of the legs. All is finished with BLO and several coates of poly. Thanks, Bob

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 918 days ago

That’s an amazing looking burl.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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WoodenFrog

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#2 posted 917 days ago

Sure is beautiful.
Great job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Martyroc

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#3 posted 917 days ago

That table has some serious character, the burl looks awesome, nice job

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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doncutlip

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#4 posted 917 days ago

Really cool table, I like it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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jeepturner

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#5 posted 917 days ago

Nice use of the wood. I really like the way the legs highlight the burl growth.

-- Mel,

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bugz

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#6 posted 916 days ago

Thanks for the kind words.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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