Dining table

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Project by Sgt374 posted 08-13-2012 01:39 AM 1349 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Three Continent Walnut Dining Table. Top sunburst in European Walnut, outside border is figured Austrailian Walnut and base is solid American Black Walnut.
Top is veneer with Holly inlay. Base is solid and hand shaped. Original design.

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#1 posted 08-13-2012 02:36 AM

Wow, absolutely fabulous!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 08-13-2012 03:15 AM

Nice design, and the execution looks great too !

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#3 posted 08-13-2012 04:14 AM

I like your veneer matches.
That’s not so easy.
Well done on the whole job.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#4 posted 08-13-2012 11:18 AM

Great job. You have created an heirloom for sure.

-- Life is good.

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#5 posted 08-13-2012 11:46 AM

That is a great looking table

Lovely workmanship. :)


-- 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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#6 posted 08-13-2012 04:49 PM

Beautiful work. Can I ask what your substrate is?

-- Then, Than, Their, There, They're, To, Too, Two.....Pine, Maple, Walnut....We need to know the difference.....

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#7 posted 08-13-2012 06:22 PM

Awesome table. Do you have any more photos while you were building? Great looking center column and legs. Was that your own desgin?

-- Julian

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#8 posted 08-13-2012 11:52 PM

Thank you all for the nice comments. Yes, it was my own design. I came up with the final shape after making a full scale model with pink insulation foam. Kenns, the substrate is 1 1/8” mdf. I wanted something I could use with a single ply veneer and would stay flat and stable over time. I did put a 1/8”x1/8” solid wood strip on the top outside edge for a small amount of protection. It turned out to be a good idea because it has gotten a few very little dings there.

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#9 posted 08-14-2012 12:51 AM


-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#10 posted 08-15-2012 05:12 AM

Outstanding! Thanks for posting.


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#11 posted 08-16-2012 01:24 AM

Holy smokes, nice job! Interesting profile and great veneer work.

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