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I have come to really like the combination of Wenge and Sepele. I vaneered the rift grain side of the legs to give all four sides the same look. Thanks for looking…...................;-J
-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.
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#1 posted 05-25-2012 05:01 PM
Beautiful table. I have a handful of the sapele on hand. Thought about getting some wenge too. Now I know for sure it would look great with the wenge as you have shown in this very nice table. Love a good natural contrast.
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#2 posted 05-25-2012 05:38 PM
What did you finish it with? The only time I used Wenge it darkened a lot, but there was boiled linseed oil in the mix.
-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com
#3 posted 05-25-2012 07:55 PM
B, it is a Generl Finishes water based and was sprayed. You are right as it will darken dramatically with the oil finishes. I’m going to post another small table soon on which I used oil an believe it or not it is from the same Wenge board…...;-J
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#4 posted 08-10-2012 02:12 AM
looks great. This is similar to something I have been thinking about for an entryway table. Seeing great stuff like this really makes me want to go out and make something.
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