The elements - "Wind"

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Project by ATWilliams posted 03-28-2008 09:28 PM 3256 views 33 times favorited 29 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 Table is solid Black Walnut with an Ambrosia “Spalted Maple” Top inset and Base Frame. When I saw this piece of wood “The Top” it was laying on its side and looked like a huge wind storm blowing up. Drop in a few placed leaves and there you have it … Im not sure if it show up in the pictures, but the leaf on the bottom shelr is not inlaid, I left it on the surface for folks to feel,, to add a little different demension to the project.

-- A. T. Williams Creation's

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#1 posted 03-28-2008 09:37 PM

nice looking table

-- A. Molloy

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#2 posted 03-28-2008 09:52 PM

great use of the spalting on the top to convey the wind. what a great idea. can’t wait to see the other 3.

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#3 posted 03-28-2008 09:53 PM

impressive as always

-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.

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#4 posted 03-28-2008 09:54 PM

Beautiful, I really like what you have done. I can see the wind blowing across the table top, very nice.

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#5 posted 03-28-2008 10:22 PM


This is a beautiful table. Both the wood itself and the design of the table are absolutely gorgeous. Your inlays add such a nice detail to the piece.

Thanks for the post. This is truly a work of art.

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

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#6 posted 03-28-2008 10:29 PM

Very clever. Beautiful as always. That looks to be a substantial piece of spalted maple. I kept thinking that has got to be two pieces. If it is, you did a great job of matching up the spalting. How big is the table?

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

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#7 posted 03-28-2008 11:24 PM

Thanks Folks

JM, I actually have a place in NC, “Wall Lumber”, that actually carries the spalted in large and thick slabs ..

-- A. T. Williams Creation's

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#8 posted 03-29-2008 01:21 AM

Another great looking table. Those inlays are fantastic.

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

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#9 posted 03-29-2008 03:16 AM

Beautifully designed and well executed. The wood beckons you to feel it. A favorite.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#10 posted 03-29-2008 08:32 AM

A.T., another winner! I think I like this one even more than ‘Water!’ All of the work you’ve posted here is amazing, but I especially like the direction you’ve taken with these tables. I can’t wait to see ‘Earth’ and ‘Fire.’

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#11 posted 03-29-2008 10:43 AM

awesome, as usual… I can’t wait to see the other two!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#12 posted 03-29-2008 12:46 PM

absolutely gorgeous.

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#13 posted 03-29-2008 01:24 PM

The creativity of folks on this list never ceases to amaze me.

I am so envious.


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

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#14 posted 03-29-2008 01:54 PM

Awesome looking table, great work!

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#15 posted 03-29-2008 03:10 PM

This is really something. You do world-class work.

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