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#1 posted 07-09-2012 06:39 AM

+10 Absolutely Awesome! Love the vivid detail in the grain…what type of tree was it?

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi,

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#2 posted 07-09-2012 06:46 AM

Thank you Monkeypod tree very common here but looks real good.

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#3 posted 07-09-2012 07:38 AM

Awesome looking table!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 07-09-2012 09:37 AM

Wohoooo, what a beautiful slab of wood!
And what a wonderful table you have made.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#5 posted 07-09-2012 11:56 AM

STUNNING!!! Love the grain. Sure wish we had monkey here in Ohio

-- Dee2, OH Aromatherapy....fresh cut wood!!

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#6 posted 07-09-2012 12:20 PM

Beautiful!! Great job.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 07-09-2012 12:33 PM

Looks amazing! Beautiful wood and construction

-- Chuck

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#8 posted 07-09-2012 02:14 PM

Wow. The grain is amazing.

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#9 posted 07-09-2012 02:17 PM

What they all said ^^^ Wow. I am so glad you took advantage of those nice huge slabs to focus on the beauty of the wood. Nice work.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#10 posted 07-09-2012 02:18 PM


That’s some beautiful lumber and it looks great made into furniture. You are very fortunate to live in such a beautiful place and are able to work with beautiful wood. But, I’m even more impressed by your tiny shop helper in the photo who loaded that huge log. I have trouble rolling something that big on level ground…

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#11 posted 07-09-2012 02:32 PM

Wonderful wood and a great project

It is nice to go from A-Z


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#12 posted 07-09-2012 04:29 PM

Love the wood!!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#13 posted 07-09-2012 06:04 PM

wow, is that ever pretty wood. it looks like you book matched it too!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 07-09-2012 07:06 PM

Hi Joseph…nice desk you built. I also like working with Monkeypod, but everyone over here(The Big Island) wants Koa…

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#15 posted 07-09-2012 07:46 PM

Amazing Job! That wood looks great!!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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