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Black Walnut/White Oak Testle Table

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Project by Michael posted 06-20-2012 05:09 PM 1624 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 06-20-2012 05:13 PM

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 06-20-2012 05:56 PM

Beautiful Walnut and very well done.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 06-20-2012 06:54 PM

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 06-21-2012 01:55 AM

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 06-21-2012 04:09 AM

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

-- Ben from IL

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#6 posted 06-21-2012 03:15 PM

Great work love the wood.

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

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SergeantSawDust

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#7 posted 06-21-2012 05:23 PM

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

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

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Bruce

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#8 posted 10-09-2012 01:15 AM

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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