George Nakashima inspired coffee table

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Project by TexPenn posted 06-13-2008 02:47 AM 3192 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

PA Walnut With wormy Maple, Walnut & Leopardwood butterflies, 48 long 16 – 18 wide 17 tall. A custom piece for a great customer. oil finish.

-- Ted, TX or PA

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Daren Nelson

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#1 posted 06-13-2008 03:20 AM

Interesting. I like the little one on the endgrain. I use some of the same style, but have not done that (yet…but you bet I will, cool) I am thrown off the the big one on the far end ?

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#2 posted 06-13-2008 04:30 AM

looking good…you are really crankin them out…i hope they are sellin!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#3 posted 06-13-2008 04:45 AM

Very nice table, good build

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#4 posted 06-13-2008 05:06 AM

HI all& thanks. Hay Daren, Yes that is a bit odd & ofcourse theres a story….. One of my earlier LJ projects… The cherry coffee table / bench, has several small checks on the end. Rather than putting 4 o 5 B-flys, I decided to go with one long / large one near the end. well My Customer saw that piece (that already sold) & liked that. The long butterfly is pretty much decorational on this walnut piece & was added at the request of the customer. I am hand delivering this piece, on the way to the beach.

-- Ted, TX or PA

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#5 posted 06-13-2008 02:00 PM

Nice looking bench. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#6 posted 06-13-2008 10:05 PM

Beautiful bench, but you may have to rename it bowtie inspired bench. LOL. just kidden. It really is sweet. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 06-19-2008 06:18 AM

Very nice. I like doing this kind of work. Great job.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#8 posted 06-28-2008 07:03 PM

Again I missed this, Very, Very Nice!!!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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