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Project by Operaman posted 10-01-2012 01:25 AM 1053 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

American Black Cherry, Blonde Shellac, Wax

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Oldtool

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#1 posted 10-01-2012 12:18 PM

Very nice table, beautiful piece of furniture. How did you create the edging on the top?, interesting.
Thanks for showing.

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#2 posted 10-01-2012 06:14 PM

Gorgeous. Love the edging.

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Operaman

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#3 posted 10-01-2012 07:42 PM

Thanks fellas. @Oldtool The edging on the top and the bottom five inches of the legs is created using a technique common to tobacco pipe makers called rustication. It can be done using a number of different techniques; I chose to use a Proxon rotary tool with two different sized round ball mills and then finally with a shop made hand tool consisting of a handle holding four different nails ground the slightly different sized sharp points. It is then all burnished with 0000 steel wool.

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#4 posted 10-01-2012 09:08 PM

Edgy design. I like it a lot!

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