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Catalpa and Black Cherry Dining Table

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Project by jcsterling posted 10-10-2013 03:33 PM 2672 views 21 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two board caltalpa tabletop with a black cherry base. Table is 7’ long x 36” +/- wide x 29” tall. Two tall back torii chairs and two low back chairs using the same combination of woods. The table will easily accommodate 8 but I only had 4 chairs for the photo.

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





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siavosh

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#1 posted 10-10-2013 03:41 PM

Stunning! The base and top work very well together and love the color.

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#2 posted 10-10-2013 03:48 PM

I like it very nice table with that high end look. Great build

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#3 posted 10-10-2013 04:02 PM

That is freaking beautiful

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#4 posted 10-10-2013 04:14 PM

Wow, wow, and wow. That went into my favorites so fast. I especially love the design of those chairs. Such beautiful work.

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

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#5 posted 10-10-2013 04:19 PM

Very beautiful. I am trying to get a couple Catalpa trees. Looks beautiful.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 10-10-2013 04:26 PM

Beautiful and unique table. I love how everything comes together so well.

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#7 posted 10-10-2013 04:57 PM

John, your table’s great. When a person sits at it, do the chair legs run into the feet of the table? I’ve been considering a similar table, but worry about the feet of the table – either protruding too far outward – or not enough and thereby not being stable enough.

How’d you strike the balance?

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#8 posted 10-10-2013 05:53 PM

Very nice dining table and the chairs look great too…beautiful catalpa tabletop. Excellent job.

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

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#9 posted 10-10-2013 07:17 PM

very beautiful

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#10 posted 10-10-2013 07:26 PM

Great table! How did you attach the table to the legs? Can you show some pictures underneath?

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#11 posted 10-10-2013 10:54 PM

very nice, the natural edge is really cool and I don’t usually care for it much, chairs look really cool too, looks like room for two more any plans for more

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barringerfurniture

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#12 posted 10-11-2013 12:05 AM

Just like everyone else said, that is absolutely fantastic! A level of beauty to strive for.

-- Scott Barringer, Sacramento, CA barringerfinefurniture.com

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gfadvm

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#13 posted 10-11-2013 12:18 AM

The table and chairs are just first class all the way. I rarely see catalpa any more in my area.

These are definitely up to your usual standard of excellence!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#14 posted 10-11-2013 12:29 AM

Top notch and very attractive.

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Canadian Woodworks

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#15 posted 10-11-2013 02:45 AM

Real nice!

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables http://www.canadianwoodworks.com

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