Walnut Table

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Project by rockindavan posted 866 days ago 1676 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table started from a the metal base i found from a neighbor that had thrown it out. It was 80’s looking with a gold coating. I assume it had had glass inserts in the middle. I removed all the coating and used a grinder to give it a brushed look. I then sprayed the metal with satin lacquer.

The wood inserts are walnut from old pallets. My dad had found them at his work about 30 years ago, and then they sat waiting for a use. Each one was distinctly different from one another in grain and color. All of them were between 3-6 ” wide and about 4’ long. There is epoxy between the cracks of the wood. The finish on the wood is satin lacquer.

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#1 posted 866 days ago

really cool table. The table tops you made look great. I like the apparent randomness of the various pieces for each top.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 866 days ago

Very neat project. I like it a lot.

Walnut pallets. Haven’t seen many of those around.

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Alexey Khasyanov

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#3 posted 866 days ago

Nice table.


-- Rev 22:21

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#4 posted 866 days ago

Cool design, nice work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 866 days ago

thats some good upcycling, interesting and super practical.
The tops may not split because of the small sections


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#6 posted 866 days ago

Great design

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 865 days ago

congrats on the recycling! great to see..this table looks very very interesting with the variable wood colors and the brushed satin base.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#8 posted 865 days ago

I love the modern aesthetic and I LOVE this table! What a great repurposing of both metal and wood!

You have a great vision for furniture. Somehow I think you may have more projects and thoughts to share, I implore you to post them

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#9 posted 865 days ago

I had a wooden table with glass just like this I had bought 17 yrs ago loved that table. Yours is great, well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 865 days ago

Nicely done. Great walnut pattern, gives the table a lot of class. I may try to make one of this in the future.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#11 posted 864 days ago

More info, What kind of wood and finish did you use? Looks good.

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#12 posted 724 days ago

This rocks!

-- There is nothing like a Grateful Dead concert.

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