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Project by DaddyZ posted 04-10-2012 04:53 PM 2059 views 7 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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 --

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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. -

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#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)

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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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.

Nice work.

-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"

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#6 posted 04-10-2012 07:59 PM

WOW!! What a transformation.

-- Bob in WW ~ "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 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. Keep your dust collector fed.

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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.

-- Jiri

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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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