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Last piece of my old walnut

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Project by Danal posted 01-29-2013 10:46 AM 1394 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Don’t see boards this big anymore. Had 3 walnut and 4 cherry and all have beautiful grain and rays. Last one and not sure how to use it. Unfortunately they plain under 3/4 so a table top is out any suggestions. Thanks for looking.





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Hybridwoodwork

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#1 posted 01-29-2013 12:03 PM

How about you just sand, finish and hang it on the wall above the sofa?

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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Sodabowski

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#2 posted 01-29-2013 12:30 PM

Send it to me :)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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lacylanestudio

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#3 posted 01-29-2013 12:38 PM

How about we split it right down the middle? Oh wait, never mind.

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 01-29-2013 04:04 PM

That board would make some really nice boxes.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 01-30-2013 02:25 AM

You could do a skirt/apron on a table to give the illusion of more mass. Or like Greg said: a LOT of nice boxes!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Tom Goodman

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#6 posted 01-30-2013 04:05 PM

I would make a hall/sofa table.

-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA. woodworkertom@gmail.com

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 01-30-2013 04:12 PM

Cool

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Danal

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#8 posted 02-01-2013 01:48 AM

Thanks for all the ideas and I’ve got some good thoughts. Wish I could put it over the couch( like Hybrid said) and just look at it after a long day in the shop. But I’d eventually pull it down and make something out of it. Thanks again and I’ll use it wisely

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