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Project by rhett posted 800 days ago 1276 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Solid wood table, made from locally harvested black walnut. Built to replicate a photo, taken by client, at an antiques museum. Elipse is 54”x82”. Stained with Minwax Provincial, 4 coats of Kemaqua lacquer and rubbed out with 0000 steel wool and dark brown beeswax.

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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 800 days ago

great looking table.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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TheHarr

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#2 posted 800 days ago

I like the design. I especially appreciate you sharing your finish schedule. Seeing the result of your schedule helps me with a better understanding how that approach will turn out. Nice detail. One question. Do you think the top will remain stable? It looks elegantly thin, how did you do the glue up?

-- The wood is good.

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deon

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#3 posted 800 days ago

Nice legs.

-- Dreaming patterns

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rhett

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#4 posted 800 days ago

The top is actually 1” thick. I ran a 3/8” roundover on the bottom and a thumbnail bit around the top. With the absence of an apron and the edge detail, it gives the illusion of a thinner top. Which is what I was going for so I guess it worked.

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 800 days ago

Unique design very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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doncutlip

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#6 posted 800 days ago

I like it, very elegant, gorgeous top

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Philip

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#7 posted 798 days ago

Wow, that is sleek!

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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