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curly ambrosia maple and walnut dining table.

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Project by jcsterling posted 871 days ago 2256 views 12 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

73” long x 35” wide. bookmatched maple flitch top. base is walnut with a maple accent thru the middle of uprights. not sure what to call this one…

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776





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cplant

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#1 posted 871 days ago

i call it beautiful!!!!

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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will delaney

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#2 posted 871 days ago

Great design!!! I like the book matched top with the bow tie. Great table and craftsmanship.

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Karson

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#3 posted 870 days ago

A beautiful table. Some impressive wood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#4 posted 870 days ago

I was going to comment on the Walnut Sapwood inclusion until I read your post. : ) Great looking table !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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jcsterling

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#5 posted 870 days ago

Dusty the walnut sapwood fades into the maple (which is recessed approx 1/4”) to mimic the maple heartwood stripes in the top.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 870 days ago

Ok thanks ….I love the way you used the sapwood in the legs ! Every time I go Walnut shopping , I look for pieces that contain Sapwood : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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vipond33

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#7 posted 867 days ago

Love the apparent tension set up by the angled legs, makes the top look even more dramatic and gives great leg room at the ends.
What a chunk of lumber! combined with outstanding design.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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jcsterling

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#8 posted 866 days ago

Thanks for all the nice comments.

vipond33 …love the tagline dovetail free since 53….

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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richardwootton

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#9 posted 553 days ago

That really is gorgeous! This might just be inspiration for my next table! How big is the table, and how did you attach the top to the base? I love this table…

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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richardwootton

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#10 posted 552 days ago

Oops I didn’t see the dimensions in the description.

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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jcsterling

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#11 posted 552 days ago

richardwootton, there is a crossbrace at the top of the uprights (similar to the footbrace). and there are horizontal planks connecting these crossbraces. Top is bolted to the cross braces and horizontal pieces.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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