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Cocobolo table

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Project by Clint Searl posted 492 days ago 1023 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of book matched natural edge flitches of 6/4 solid cocobolo make the top of this 90×43 table finished with automotive clearcoat. The center void is inset with glass that I sand blasted an ivy leaf design into. The base is made from 1.5” brass tubing and fittings, finished with auto basecoat-clearcoat. The top floats on the base, supported by inverted levelers inset into the underside.

Thanks for looking.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 491 days ago

Very beautiful table top.

-- 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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Spoontaneous

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#2 posted 491 days ago

Yeah…. very beautiful table top….. and quite a creative twist with the blasted glass insert.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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Roger

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#3 posted 491 days ago

Wow! Time to serve up a 12 coarse er 2. Really nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 491 days ago

Very interesting, great looking top and very creative on the base. Well done with the insert. I made an outdoor table on here with a granite insert to match our outdoor kitchen. Enjoy , very nice.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Surfside

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#5 posted 491 days ago

You’ve done it pretty well.

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nuttree

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#6 posted 491 days ago

Very nice piece. I just purchased some Cocobolo and started to sweat thinking about the cost of the wood in this project. You did avery nice job with it. I would love to see some more shots of the blasted insert.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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