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Walnut burl coffee table

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Project by MRue posted 08-23-2013 11:39 PM 1049 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I obtained a unique piece of walnut burl recently where I was told that it was harvested from a burl where 2 breeds of walnut were grafted together when the tree was very young. Whether its just a good story, or actually true doesn’t matter, the grain is unusual and attractive.

I threw together the leg structure with reverse tapered legs.

Let me know what you think

Mike





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killerKiteh

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#1 posted 08-24-2013 01:30 AM

Excellent, could not do better, might not have done the reverse taper.

-- "I get more done in a week, than most do before 9am"

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mgaut051

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#2 posted 08-24-2013 01:51 AM

Looks like the grafting line I’ve seen on other boards before for sure. Walnut is often grafted between cultivars for various reasons.

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 08-24-2013 10:19 AM

Very nice table, the wood looks beautiful…I like the shape of the legs too…great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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joseph000

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#4 posted 08-26-2013 09:16 AM

Fantastic work.Well done.Wooden coffee tables are usually very sturdy and durable.Coffee table plays a major role in enhancing the overall look as well as feel of your living area.You can place a coffee table in any center or corner of your living space, as it creates an integral part in every living room decor.

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Luis M

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#5 posted 08-26-2013 08:29 PM

The grain on the top is amazing.

-- Luis

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#6 posted 08-28-2013 01:56 PM

Great looking table! The wood is fantastic and the design is great with those legs.

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