Butterflyed Walnut Crotch Coffee table

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Project by Joe Davis posted 02-05-2013 01:03 AM 1687 views 5 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this from a bookmatched crotch and then attached them via lap joint and birdseye maple butterfly keys
it is 2” Thick 50” inches long 24” wide.

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#1 posted 02-05-2013 01:20 AM

Nice! I know its probably the lighting, but it looks like its floating!

-- Roger

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#2 posted 02-05-2013 01:44 AM

Yeh my lighting is not great for photos

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#3 posted 02-05-2013 01:46 AM

wow nice coffee table great job.

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#4 posted 02-05-2013 01:57 AM

super cool. the book matching on the bias is a innovative technique

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#5 posted 02-05-2013 02:06 AM

Hey, you have two butterflys in your butterfly table! Great design and workmanship.

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#6 posted 02-05-2013 06:15 AM

Great piece!! Book matching like that looks real nice!!

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#7 posted 02-05-2013 11:08 AM

Great looking work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 02-05-2013 03:46 PM

totally unique table.

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#9 posted 02-05-2013 04:01 PM

looks great

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#10 posted 02-05-2013 04:05 PM

Awsome shape!

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#11 posted 02-05-2013 06:55 PM

Gorgeous table, love the shape and beautiful finish

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#12 posted 02-05-2013 08:54 PM

Very nice work you did beautiful piece of timber

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#13 posted 02-05-2013 08:59 PM

really nice looking table. I like the elegant base and the great finish you put on it!

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#14 posted 02-05-2013 11:34 PM

great looking coffee table

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#15 posted 02-06-2013 12:58 AM

Thanks for all the compliments.

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