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Project by indplswoodworking posted 524 days ago 1187 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wrapping up the Hickory table today. This material was grown and harvested from Indiana. Just waiting for several coats of lacquer.


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#1 posted 524 days ago

beautiful table.i like the hickory,is it hard to work with?

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 524 days ago

Indiana grows the best wood. Very pretty table.

-- Stormy: Sometimes the wood just tells you what it wants to be.

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#3 posted 524 days ago

Very nice

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#4 posted 524 days ago

thanks for the great feedback.

@whitebeast88 , to answer your it is not hard to work with just takes more patience and your blades and bits must be sharp. I had to swap out my table saw blade to cut the hickory to a fresher more sharpened one. So aside from that 20 minute delay it is about the same. Actually the finished project turns out with much sharper lines and it will be much more durable than softer woods.


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#5 posted 524 days ago

Very cool nice work

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 524 days ago

Very nice layout of the grain and dark spots for that table. My favorite part of woodworking is matching and laying out grain in a way that makes the whole thing congruent.

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

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#7 posted 524 days ago

Very nice table. I love the top. How was the hickory to work with? I’ve heard that it is pretty hard wood.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Adam Baird

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#8 posted 524 days ago

Beautiful. Are you in Indiana? Where do you get your lumber?

-- Adam from Warsaw, Indiana

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#9 posted 524 days ago

I like it. Simple and shows off the beautiful wood!

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 523 days ago

Great job on table. Great job letting the wood show its beauty.

-- 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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#11 posted 523 days ago

Well done, great job!! I love hickory, fantastic grain.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#12 posted 523 days ago

Very nice table. It looks really good and you did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 523 days ago

Beautiful work. I’m also in IN and we have a fair amount of hickory around my friend’s woods. You just gave me an idea :)

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#14 posted 522 days ago

Indiana is known for having some of the best domestic hardwoods.


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