table for my in-laws

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Project by cplant posted 07-06-2012 10:40 PM 3372 views 25 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Its been a while since i posted a porject. This one has taken some time. The top is all dumpster wood from work. Ten different spiecies in all. The base is walnut with oak pegs. The finish is 3 coats bush oil and 3 coats polly….thanx for lookin

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#1 posted 07-06-2012 10:44 PM

Wow that is one nice table! The in-laws are lucky to get it. I see how you glued up the edge boards but how did you glue up the board ends?

Thanks for sharing

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#2 posted 07-06-2012 11:04 PM

I like it ! Well done !

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#3 posted 07-06-2012 11:09 PM

What a great design and bottom shows real craftsmanship.

When they are done with it I will drive over and get it. HaHa

Well done.

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#4 posted 07-07-2012 12:15 AM

Very nice looking table : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 07-07-2012 01:22 AM

That is a beautiful table. I really like how you did the leg joinery. I made a headboard for my kingsized bed that is a match for your tabletop but it appears your glue up went much better than mine. I like to never got it flat! Great build. Your in laws should give you a few ‘get out of jail free cards’ for this!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 07-07-2012 01:39 AM

Beautiful table. The top looks great! The walnut base is equally impressive.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 07-07-2012 01:44 AM

One of the most beautiful tables I’ve seen. great job and like the joinery.

-- Ben from IL

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#10 posted 07-07-2012 02:07 AM

unreal dude! so beautiful and well built. keep up the sick work man!

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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#11 posted 07-07-2012 02:21 AM

Wow, dumpster wood? What kind of factory do you work at? Really nice design and craftsmanship.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#12 posted 07-07-2012 02:31 AM

Absolutely beautiful, so much character!

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#13 posted 07-07-2012 02:39 AM

Hey thanx for all the great comments everybody!!!!!

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#14 posted 07-07-2012 02:40 AM

That’s awesome.., I really like the multiple wood types. I’ve never made anything that big round before. How did you cut the table top to make it round?

-- Daris, Indianapolis,

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#15 posted 07-07-2012 02:44 AM

I made a big plate for my router….found center and screwed my router plate to it….plunged down about quarter inch and went around. Then i took the plate off and top bearing flush routed to my groove.

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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