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Project by DaddyZ posted 743 days ago 1604 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)

Enjoy

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





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Achiko

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#1 posted 743 days ago

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

-- Chuck, Cottage Grove, Oregon -- http://www.alibiforignorance.blogspot.com

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Don W

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#2 posted 743 days ago

that’s a beautiful table. Well done.

Is the strip between the arrow inlays?

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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DaddyZ

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#3 posted 743 days ago

Don

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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waho6o9

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#4 posted 743 days ago

Stunning DaddyZ, well done.

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Dan

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#5 posted 743 days ago

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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TopamaxSurvivor

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#6 posted 742 days ago

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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grizzman

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#7 posted 742 days ago

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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WoodSpanker

519 posts in 1897 days


#8 posted 742 days ago

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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Roger

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#9 posted 742 days ago

awesome table. gr8 inlays

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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ShopTinker

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#10 posted 742 days ago

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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sandhill

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#11 posted 742 days ago

Great table I like the design and wood you used.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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WoodGuyNC

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#12 posted 735 days ago

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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Jiri Parkman

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#13 posted 684 days ago

Stunning table. Thanks for this entry.

-- Jiri

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Hammerthumb

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#14 posted 12 days ago

Very nice table DaddyZ. Can you post a pic of the aprons?

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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terryR

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#15 posted 12 days ago

Very nice job. I love the top!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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