Walnut tables made from 2"x2" stair baluster blanks.

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Project by Niall mMc Keown posted 09-27-2012 04:50 PM 2577 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got a deal from a stair builder on baluster blanks, and with a lot of biscuits and glue I built these tables for a customer.
I used shellac to finish the wood

-- Niall, California,

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#1 posted 09-27-2012 04:59 PM

That’s amazing. Great looking tables!

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#2 posted 09-27-2012 05:42 PM

That’s a fascinating design texture. I’m curious as to how it’s done.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#3 posted 09-27-2012 06:00 PM

Great work, very amazing how to managed to use the blanks.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#4 posted 09-27-2012 06:07 PM

very unique looking tables!

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#5 posted 09-27-2012 06:54 PM

Beautiful craftsmanship, great design, and a truly unique way of using the baluster blanks.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#6 posted 09-27-2012 08:36 PM

Lucky customer you made those tables for him.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#7 posted 09-27-2012 09:17 PM

Great job. Its really eye catching

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#8 posted 09-27-2012 10:27 PM

Great thinking very well done and it looks super too,

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 09-28-2012 12:10 AM

Beautiful table, loving the design.

-- Frankie, California,

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#10 posted 09-28-2012 12:39 AM

Very nice – great vision!


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#11 posted 09-28-2012 01:46 AM

Very nice!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#12 posted 09-28-2012 03:48 AM

Holy CRAP, you meant LOTS of biscutes. These are beautiful!!! WOW

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#13 posted 09-28-2012 11:44 AM

That is a beautiful design!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#14 posted 09-28-2012 01:37 PM

Very cool!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#15 posted 09-28-2012 05:42 PM

From one fabulous project to another! Excellent table.

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