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Project by Alteredwood posted 07-16-2013 12:19 AM 1759 views 11 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Live edge table that I built for good friends of mine for their recent marriage. made from walnut with an ash bowtie. all joints are mortise and tenon. finished with two coats of wipe on poly and waxed with finishing wax. 36”Lx13”dx29”h.





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MarkTheFiddler

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#1 posted 07-16-2013 12:37 AM

Beautiful job. I love the floating illusion.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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KnotCurser

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#2 posted 07-16-2013 01:05 AM

Great Job!

You pulled off the floating top brilliantly!

Thanks for sharing this

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 07-16-2013 01:33 AM

great looking table.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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Eric

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#4 posted 07-16-2013 05:30 AM

That looks awesome. Worthy of being posted in a magazine

-- Eric

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#5 posted 07-16-2013 08:39 AM

Oh my awesome build. Obviously I’ve had to favorite it. I like the big butter fly, floating top, live edge, colors, etc, etc. 10 of 10

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#6 posted 07-16-2013 09:42 AM

Great job, love the style and the butterfly as well. Big fan of walnut as well. A+

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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CaptWalnut

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#7 posted 07-16-2013 12:29 PM

I can spot a nice piece of walnut when I see it, and this one has caught my eye.

-- To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 07-16-2013 12:43 PM

Very unusual. It’s quite an eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 07-17-2013 12:24 AM

Great wedding present from a creative craftsman! Is it dyed to match the space?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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watermark

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#10 posted 07-17-2013 04:59 AM

Great work love the floating look and the bowtie. I bet they will be stoked with it.

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

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#11 posted 07-19-2013 01:26 PM

Excellent work! It’s awesome, the walnut is gorgeous and great execution of the floating top design. Like the bow tie, a very nice touch. A great gift indeed!

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