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live edge cherry coffe table with turquoise inlay

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Project by alekhine posted 537 days ago 1183 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These cherry boards were sawn from a salvaged cherry tree which was thrown away and seriously damaged by beetles. http://lumberjocks.com/topics/41700
This project costed me long working hours on the holes but also taught me so much (first of all, that performing stone inlay in such a wide area is much beyond my patience:)) Of course i made many mistakes but finally it finished like this and became a valuable practice for me in many ways.
For the legs i thought on so many different ideas however suddenly implemented this cross-leg design which i am still not sure..
Finish is shellac for the top, mineral oil for the legs.
Dimensions (l,d,h) : 82cm x 32cm x 50cm (33×13x20).

Thanks for looking, all critiques are appreciated..

-- Efe Yaparoglu ,Izmir.... Not getting what u wished is a sign that there is something better behind.





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majuvla

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#1 posted 537 days ago

I like it’s simplicity.

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 536 days ago

Nice work. I like the turquoise inlay to fill the worm holes, nice touch.

-- "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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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 536 days ago

If it only cost time, and gained much knowledge, you came out ahead.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 536 days ago

Forgot to mention that i like the piece. You tastefully salvaged it!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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