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Walnut slab with Peruvian Walnut Butterfly inlays.
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#1 posted 05-10-2012 06:39 AM
That is nice
Finish looks good
I like the squared crossbar it gives a nice contrast
-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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#2 posted 05-10-2012 07:47 AM
Great job. really like these type of tables. I just learned how to do butterflys and really like the character it gives a project. Well done.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#3 posted 05-10-2012 08:56 AM
Very nice looking
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#4 posted 05-10-2012 10:17 AM
Nice job. This looks like a very sturdy table and the bowties are beautiful.
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
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#5 posted 05-10-2012 11:43 AM
Very nice! Can you tell me the procedures that you followed to install the butterflies? Are they the same thickness as the table top?
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#6 posted 05-10-2012 12:31 PM
Gorgeous!! Love the Butterflies too….
Thanks for sharing
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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#7 posted 05-10-2012 12:38 PM
I love tables like this I made my wife too like this but no bowties that a good add .I need to take pic.’s of them and put on here some day .Like I sad you do good work .
-- Nimkee** Joe
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#8 posted 05-10-2012 12:49 PM
Awesome table! If only I could get my hands on a slab like that…
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#9 posted 05-10-2012 03:45 PM
Gotta love the Nakashima style. That’s some amazing walnut.
-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com
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#10 posted 05-10-2012 06:35 PM
Great table!! Super…................
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#11 posted 05-11-2012 12:54 AM
That is a beautiful cotch and you did it proud! The butterflies add a nice element and your finish appears perfect. What finish did you use?
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#12 posted 05-11-2012 04:04 AM
This is awesome the slab you used is finished off extremely well, nice job
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
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#13 posted 05-11-2012 01:05 PM
Fine work my friend, it a beauty of a table…BC
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#14 posted 05-11-2012 07:26 PM
Great table. I’m working on one very similar right now. My top is a cross section of the trunk, rather than a plank, but the base is quite similar. I’m curious about the finish you chose. I’m debating using a simple oil/varnish or going with something that has a bit more durability like a poly for the table surface. What did you choose?
I’m also curious how you attached the base to the table top…?
-- Pete in Wilmette, IL
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