Floating Top Walnut Table

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Project by IndianaJohn posted 06-04-2012 03:55 AM 1167 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this table as a wedding gift. It was built from a plan I purchased on the internet.

It is all Walnut and finished with satin varnish. The top is attached with four figure 8 fasteners, but all the rest is mortise and tenon joinery. There was a knot on the top that fell out. Instead of trying to match the color of the walnut, I filled it with a plug and black (dyed) epoxy. I think it came out looking pretty good.

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#1 posted 06-04-2012 04:09 AM

NIce looking table, I just poste dthe same table I made from madrone.

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#2 posted 06-04-2012 04:39 AM

I really like that table and I have to say the wood is beautiful and what knot hole I don’t see it. Also where did you get the plans?

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#3 posted 06-04-2012 09:51 PM

Very nice design. The walnut grain is wonderful.

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#4 posted 06-05-2012 03:53 AM

The grain is beautiful.

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