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Project by grizzman posted 556 days ago 1821 views 4 times favorited 48 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a commissioned table I was asked to make from some friends of mine, all they told me was make it 30×30x30…don’t ya just love it, an open project, so the woods I choose were Pecan and Walnut and Heart pine for the legs, I did not fill in any nail holes and I used a semi gloss poly to finish it off, all of the joinery is mortise and tenon and they are pinned with 3/8 oak dowel, the top is held on with cleats underneath that are held in place by a 1/4 datto on all 4 sides. I always love making furniture, its probably the most fun for me, and boxes come in second. I want to thank you for looking at this project and will appreciate any and all comments.. grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 556 days ago

Wow this is beautiful Grizz fantastic table and a very good build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 556 days ago

Gorgeous wood. Great project. They should love 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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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 556 days ago

Beautiful table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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TZH

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#4 posted 556 days ago

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Lenny

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#5 posted 556 days ago

That’s nuts! Sorry Grizz, couldn’t resist. Nicely done. I love the rustic look of this piece.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Don W

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#6 posted 556 days ago

I don’t know grizzman! I think I’d be making my friend another and keeping that one. The wood in that looks perfect. VERY nice!!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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TrBlu

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#7 posted 556 days ago

Beautiful Table, Grizz.

That pecan has a lot of character. Looks like you brought out the best of the woods.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#8 posted 556 days ago

Isn’t this awesome! Beautiful job on this one! I love it! :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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Jamie Speirs

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#9 posted 556 days ago

Grizz, That is a really nice table
You have to look twice to see it as the grain just catches
the eye. The “V” matches the grain pattern or knot. I like
the contrasting dowels.
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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stefang

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#10 posted 556 days ago

Fantastic table Grizz! I love the top, it has so much character and the different woods look perfect together. Otherwise the whole thing looks wonderful.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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bowtie

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#11 posted 556 days ago

Very nice looking table, great job on the joinery, excellent photos as well.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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jaykaypur

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#12 posted 556 days ago

A great job and love the woods used. You “nailed” this one for sure!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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amagineer

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#13 posted 556 days ago

It really shows you love making furniture. You have selected the perfect choice of woods and crafted a fine piece of furniture. The sides look spalted.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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Gary

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#14 posted 556 days ago

Beautiful table. Nice work Bob

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Built2Last

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#15 posted 556 days ago

Really, really NICE!!!!!!!!!! ‘nuff said

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