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Project by WoodArtbyJR posted 03-27-2013 11:35 PM 824 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After I finished the black walnut end table a few weeks ago my wife informed me that she wanted a corner table to place her iPhone docking station and the cordless house phone on. I happened to have a 6’ maple slab in the shop. The maple slab had a little figure, spalting and some color. The size is about a 15” square and almost 3” thick. The lighter maple didn’t quite match the d├ęcor in the kitchen so I tested a sample with ebony stain and we had a winner. I sanded it to 240 grit, applied a coat of Minwax Ebony sealer stain, 2 coats of Arm-R-Seal and one coat of hand wax. I ordered a set of 30” hairpin legs from definemodern.com and here is the results. She is very happy with the results and as the saying goes, “Happy mama, happy papa”. Thank you for looking. I added a pic of the corner table in it’s final resting place.

-- Jim Roberts, Port Orchard Washington





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#1 posted 03-28-2013 02:19 AM

This is very nice Jim….cool slab of Maple and well purposed. Happy mama is good!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#2 posted 03-28-2013 04:52 AM

I like the live edge and the ebony worked well.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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#3 posted 03-28-2013 09:53 AM

Great job

-- Todd

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#4 posted 04-01-2013 02:08 PM

Like it. Very cool corner table. Great combination of the wood, metal legs and the ebony stain. Great job!

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