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Spalted maple end table

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Project by xylophage posted 658 days ago 1018 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Round end table, top is a nice pice of highly figured big leaf spalted maple. The legs are bubinga and are a compounded, tapered elliptical shape. There was a lot of hand work to be done, to get the legs to their final shape. The legs are joined together with intersecting mortis and tenons. Underneath the top, are stretchers that lap each other, and rest in pockets notched in the top of each leg. Despite a Ton of sanding that had to be done by hand. I still had a lot of fun with the project. It is finished with four coats of tongue oil. Then four coats of laquer on the top, and two coast on the legs. I owe a shout out to a fellow LJ member. I cant remember who they were, but they made a pice similar. That gave me the idea for this one. Thanks to all for any comments or suggestions.

-- D.A Winograsky





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ohwoodeye

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#1 posted 658 days ago

Very nice. I think even non-woodworkers can appreciate the labor that went into making this piece. A+

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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xylophage

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#2 posted 658 days ago

Thanks woodeye.

-- D.A Winograsky

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 658 days ago

That Maple is really awesome ! Nice finish : )

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

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Surfside

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#4 posted 658 days ago

Nice round end table! Pretty simple, yet great!

-- "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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Tyler

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#5 posted 658 days ago

Now, that’d be a great conversation starter at a party haha… Great job!

-- Tyler- Montandon, PA ------ "It aint broke, it just needs fixed!"

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OregonBurls

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#6 posted 658 days ago

Beautiful figure! Love it!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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blackcherry

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#7 posted 658 days ago

Top Notch or Top Shelve ether way this is way cool….love that Maple top you have to be please with this project….
BC

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MonteCristo

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#8 posted 658 days ago

Nice table. The top is awesome !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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xylophage

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#9 posted 658 days ago

Thank you all so much. I am very pleased with this one :)

-- D.A Winograsky

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Valentin

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#10 posted 658 days ago

What a great piece of furniture ! You should be very proud of it! It shows tha beautiful maple and its’ move finishing!

-- Valentin

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