Maple table w antique ish Iron base

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Project by Nad posted 03-11-2013 03:17 AM 2234 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My personal table , that of course like the woody I am is for sale :)
Sound Spalted Maple – solid figure side to side book matched set with life edge cambium is sound and in tact.
36” X 55” on 1920,s solid cast iron base. satin hand rubbed urethane finish smooth like glass
yet soft.

5 ash ladder backs may go with it and a curve life edge Spalted Beech bench?

oh and spalted pin oak dovetail-keys on top spalted maple on bottom side of the table top.

-- Nad

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-11-2013 06:10 AM

I think it’s an awesome job

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 03-11-2013 06:20 AM

Thank you kindly sir :)

-- Nad

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#3 posted 03-11-2013 10:30 AM

Hello nad,
nice table, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#4 posted 03-11-2013 11:04 AM

Man! I’m in love with this table! Very beautiful..Can I get the background info on the slabs and legs? Again, great job pulling this one together.

-- Johnny, Erie Kansas / USMC Veteran (AutoCad Drafter and Surveyor) / Novice woodworker since 1993

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#5 posted 03-11-2013 05:21 PM

Well the slabs are left over from a huge 11, table I built (also in my photos) named “free Spirit”- that worked perfect for the base
which my wife had got her hands on after 5 years of trying from a Large garden store where she ran a nursery
and gave Botanical advise. the owners had bought the table from an antique dealer in England

Originally the top was teak slats and this was a outdoor garden table. I sand blasted the base and panted it -thought of powder coating but was panted the first time- the teak had rotted away so the base sat finished for three years until the “right” wood showed up and as always it did.

hope that helps

-- Nad

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#6 posted 03-12-2013 03:20 AM

Beautiful job with the wood top and great combo with the base. I love it.

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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#7 posted 03-13-2013 09:09 PM

Great work on a magnificent table. Always like wood and metal combo in tables. Like it very much.

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#8 posted 03-18-2013 08:38 AM

Fabulous! Where did you get the base? Is this new or taken from some old table?

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