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Black Walnut/White Oak Testle Table

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Project by Michael posted 763 days ago 1533 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my distant cousins gave me this slab of walnut that came from a tree that fell in his yard. Its highly figured due to the fact that its from crotchwood. The oak portion of the table is white oak that I salvaged from a barn demo. I used through tennons with walnut wedges on the cross brace. I’ve had this made for about a year now and I’m just now getting around to posting it. Finished with 3 coats of helmsman.

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang





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Tom Godfrey

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#1 posted 763 days ago

that’s neat. Great work on that project.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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Skylark53

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#2 posted 762 days ago

Beautiful Walnut and very well done.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 762 days ago

A fine looking job. That walnut top is a very nice slab of wood and you dresed it up good.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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grizzman

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#4 posted 762 days ago

yes sir, that walnut is just so fine…i love the sap wood on there, sure glad your cousin was so kind huh, very nice, ive got some walnut i cant wait to work and get posted , im sure you walnut lovers will enjoy some of the figured slabs i was given…very nice table here…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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BenI

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#5 posted 762 days ago

WOW! That is an absolutely beautiful bench! Love that slab of walnut, great job!

-- Ben from IL

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 762 days ago

Great work love the wood.

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

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SawDustKing

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#7 posted 761 days ago

That’s beautiful… I really like projects made from slabs and what not. Thanks for sharing

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker. http://sawdustking.com

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Bruce

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#8 posted 652 days ago

That’s a sweet lookin piece o walnut.

-- I think of Jack Nicholson as the Joker in Batman when he says "Where does he get those wonderful toys" and ask WHERE DO U GUYS GET ALL THAT WONDERFUL WOOD?

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