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Project by German_in_Ohio posted 03-16-2013 09:57 PM 2881 views 16 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A weekend project I made for my son.

Spalted maple, antique chestnut
Finish: Dye, lacquer

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#1 posted 03-16-2013 10:14 PM

This was a weekend project! Wow great job. I love the spalted maple.

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#2 posted 03-16-2013 10:41 PM

That is a beautiful table. The top is special, but the support shows a lot of skill. I could do that in a weekend. That’s 5-12 on Friday evening, 12 hours on Saturday and maybe another 12 on Sunday!! Yeah, 30 some hours ought to do it. You must not have wife who steals your valuable time. Thanks for letting us see it.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#3 posted 03-16-2013 11:23 PM

Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Tom Peterson, Omaha, NE

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#4 posted 03-17-2013 12:04 AM

beautiful! your son will love it

-- Greg Simon

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#5 posted 03-17-2013 12:55 AM

Amazing woods! I love everything about it!

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

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#6 posted 03-17-2013 01:18 AM

That is one nice table! And I agree, that must have been one long weekend!

I’d love to be able to find slabs of spalted maple like that around here in Florida without paying an arm and leg for shipping.

-- Don't mind me, I'm just soaking up knowledge

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#7 posted 03-17-2013 01:29 AM

That’s an impressive slab of spalted maple! The antique chestnut really pulls it off. very skillful build, extremely nice piece.

-- Gridlockd

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#8 posted 03-17-2013 01:43 AM

Very beautiful pieces of lumber and design. They go togeather very nicely. Later John

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#9 posted 03-17-2013 01:48 AM

Wow! That is fantastic! Great project

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#10 posted 03-17-2013 02:20 AM

I can’t believe you made that in a weekend. Excellent work. The spalted maple top is amazing.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#11 posted 03-17-2013 02:57 AM

Thanks, everybody. By the way, with “weekend project” I was referring to the fact that I worked on it on weekends… not just one. The good thing about those projects is that it doesn’t matter how long it takes to finish them ;)

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#12 posted 03-17-2013 07:56 AM

Sturdy work, love the maple!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 03-17-2013 02:10 PM

I’m having trouble seeing how this goes together/comes apart, the way the tenon wedges on the long stretcher are blocked by the legs. Maybe it doesn’t come apart?

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#14 posted 03-17-2013 02:28 PM

Nice work. Congratulations.

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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#15 posted 03-17-2013 02:34 PM

very nice work

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