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I started with Oak beams in pic2
Doweled together with an old Arrow Shaft
A little work & PRESTO out pops the bling(closeup)
-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one
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#1 posted 04-10-2012 05:07 PM
NICE job of salvage and best use. Inspiring, even. I’ve got a stack of salvaged redwood just waiting to become something like your table.
-- Chuck, Cottage Grove, Oregon -- http://www.alibiforignorance.blogspot.com
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#2 posted 04-10-2012 05:09 PM
that’s a beautiful table. Well done.
Is the strip between the arrow inlays?
-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com
#3 posted 04-10-2012 05:23 PM
the Arrows are the red/white/green for the Rails to the Legs.
The dots are just 1/2” Dowels, routed in the walnut strips the drilled holes for the dowel(dots)
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#4 posted 04-10-2012 05:25 PM
Stunning DaddyZ, well done.
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#5 posted 04-10-2012 05:43 PM
Looks really neat. I have been meaning to make a small table like this and you have inspired me to get started on one soon.
-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"
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#6 posted 04-10-2012 07:59 PM
WOW!! What a transformation.
-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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#7 posted 04-10-2012 08:19 PM
wow, i really love to see old wood transformed into a piece of beauty..you did a great job, love this one…
-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']
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#8 posted 04-10-2012 09:14 PM
VERY cool! I like it. I would totally rock this in my living room. :)
-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!
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#9 posted 04-10-2012 10:00 PM
awesome table. gr8 inlays
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net
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#10 posted 04-11-2012 02:23 AM
That’s a beautiful table. The border around the table top really sets it off. Well Done!
-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."
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#11 posted 04-11-2012 03:05 AM
Great table I like the design and wood you used.
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#12 posted 04-18-2012 03:49 PM
Some things just work together and this is one of those times. Job well done!
-- You can't buy salvation, it's a free gift from God.
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#13 posted 06-08-2012 12:23 PM
Stunning table. Thanks for this entry.
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#14 posted 04-10-2014 09:17 PM
Very nice table DaddyZ. Can you post a pic of the aprons?
-- Paul, Las Vegas
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#15 posted 04-11-2014 12:02 AM
Very nice job. I love the top!
-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...
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