The Elements - "Water"

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Project by ATWilliams posted 03-26-2008 11:35 PM 2464 views 21 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Table is one in a set of 4 entitled “The Elements”. They are aptly entitled, Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water.

This one is “Water”, I was able to find a rare piece of very quilted white Ash has the look of wavy water, so what better than a couple of Koi swimming around … The Koi are Solid Ebony and Paduak, the table is heavey 2 – 4” thick cherry, and the base is ebonized white ash. The base is all hand notched to creat the pattern..

-- A. T. Williams Creation's

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#1 posted 03-26-2008 11:38 PM

Great looking work! The inlays are great!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 03-26-2008 11:41 PM

I really like all of your work.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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#3 posted 03-26-2008 11:42 PM

Very nice design. Love that inlay.

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#4 posted 03-26-2008 11:45 PM

Thanks Guys,, I’m just trying to constantly push my horizons,, will be posting the rest the the Elements collection by the weekend ….

Thanks Again….

-- A. T. Williams Creation's

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Marco Cecala

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#5 posted 03-27-2008 12:03 AM

Great looking work. What inlays did you use for the fish?

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#6 posted 03-27-2008 12:13 AM


-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#7 posted 03-27-2008 12:23 AM

Looking forward to the rest of your posts. Absolutely striking detail.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#8 posted 03-27-2008 12:39 AM


This is a gorgeous table. The design and detail on the table are nothing short of artwork. Very nice.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#9 posted 03-27-2008 01:22 AM

Exceptional work – the inlays are fantastic!

-- Bill - - Ad-Marketing Guy, Ramsey NJ

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#10 posted 03-27-2008 01:33 AM

this looks great. Love the inlay. I don’t really know how to do inlays other than what I have seen david marks do but as far as I can see, They look really nice and precise (hey that rimes :) Love the grain on the top peice. Good work.

-- Tyler, Illinois

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#11 posted 03-27-2008 01:58 AM

those inlays are amazing. i love the grain on that quilted ash. it is one of the most beautiful i have ever seen. Thanks for the post!

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#12 posted 03-27-2008 03:07 AM

Love that quilting! The inlays really set it off.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#13 posted 03-27-2008 03:17 AM

That is a wonderful table and I am looking forward to seeing the rest of it soon!

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#14 posted 03-27-2008 03:39 AM

this table is AWESOME! GREAT WORK! love that leg joinery. although i am a little confused on the how and why of the short perpendicular piece on the inside of the legs….

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#15 posted 03-27-2008 04:12 AM

What finish did you use to keep the quilt shimmery?


-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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