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Project by SamuraiSaw posted 04-07-2013 08:02 PM 557 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a recent commission for a local church. The only directions provided by the Pastor were the color of stain and construction of red oak.

The design concept was to provide a floating appearance to the top. The table is solid oak, no plywood or veneers. The inlaid cross is purpleheart. Though a little difficult to see, “In Remembrance of Me” is carved into the front skirt. Final finish was lacquer

-- Artisan Woodworks of Texas.... www.awwtx.com





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 04-07-2013 10:13 PM

very nice.i like the floating top look,it makes it stand out.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 04-07-2013 10:23 PM

Nice job! Did you get any close up images of the carving?

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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SamuraiSaw

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#3 posted 04-07-2013 10:25 PM

Thanks guys.

I’ll have to go back and get better pictures, including the carved skirt. I really dislike cell phone cameras!

-- Artisan Woodworks of Texas.... www.awwtx.com

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kdc68

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#4 posted 04-08-2013 12:27 AM

Great work !...The top has a parquetry vibe, which to me really makes it eyecatching

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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hoss12992

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#5 posted 04-08-2013 06:23 AM

Great job, love the inlay with the purple heart

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 04-10-2013 02:46 PM

Fantastic table! Like the beautiful design, has some great details especially the inlay. Excellent work!

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