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Project by jcsterling posted 419 days ago 1564 views 8 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

almost ready to send this one to a new home. 7’ bookmatched walnut top 1 7/8” thick. I had a little assistance on this one from my “helper”

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 419 days ago

It has some distinct Nakashima qualities to it. Beautiful work.

-- 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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#2 posted 419 days ago

Nice rustic looking table. My little helper likes to do the same thing.

-- Chris K

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 419 days ago

By the way, I wish I had that good of help!

-- 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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JR_Dog

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#4 posted 419 days ago

Wow, built to last – Beautiful Work!

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JohnnyStrawberry

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#5 posted 419 days ago

How cute! :-) Wonderful table. Great work as usual. Thanks for posting.

-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 419 days ago

Good you got him hooked! LOL! He will remember.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 419 days ago

Very nice work John

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mike1950

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#8 posted 419 days ago

Very nice table- Cute kid!!!!

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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#9 posted 419 days ago

hey john, im glad to see you have hired help now to clean up the messes, he will want to be paid well, so…lol..did you put any dutchmans in those cracks.., it sure is some beautiful walnut…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#10 posted 419 days ago

Looking sharp! Can’t wait until I can put my little girl to work.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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AaronK

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#11 posted 419 days ago

nice work, yet again :-)

This is basically the kind of thing I want to build for my own house, but out of cherry.

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#12 posted 419 days ago

beautiful table!!!!

that’s a great helper you have there….

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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tinnman65

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#13 posted 419 days ago

Very nice work. Your shop looks just like mine after I finish a project :)

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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amagineer

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#14 posted 419 days ago

John we now know the secret behind your sanding. What a marvelous table. I noticed you put dutchman at the cracks. How do you put dutchmans in?
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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jcsterling

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#15 posted 419 days ago

thank you all.
grizzzzzz there are 7 Dutchmen in the top. 4 on one end (duel cracks) and 3 mid way. and yes it was spectacular walnut with lots of curl and other character. the top is a man killer and very difficult to move so once it is in place it stays there for as long as possible.

I sanded the top initially with 80 grit then marked it with white crayon for my son to sand off. he did a great job and enjoyed the process. He has been making Lego money for quite a while building birdhouses. He draws them up….dad figures out the parts and cuts them and then Jude builds the project. he sold enough to buy a lego train so far. maybe I should post his project too.

Yesss I know my shop is not the most tidy but currently I have 3 projects actively on the go and 2 on the back burner. I gotta do what I gotta do….

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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