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Had an order to make matching coffee tables. 4 consecutive slabs of poplar. The bases are maple. 66” long x 36” wide x 20” tall. Poured epoxy coating. They are very heavy.
Thanks for looking
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
Oct 21, 2013
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#1 posted 10-20-2013 11:50 PM
Real nice mr. Pittman how do you flatten these monsters? Great job
-- Just trying to build something beautiful
#2 posted 10-20-2013 11:53 PM
I use a portable planer and Sanding. Since I have not built my router planer or a large sander. They are on my to do list.
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#3 posted 10-20-2013 11:54 PM
very nice,beautiful tables!!!!
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#4 posted 10-21-2013 12:00 AM
Those look pretty sturdy! Pretty wood!
-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe
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#5 posted 10-21-2013 12:02 AM
-- Bruce, Boise, ID
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#6 posted 10-21-2013 12:08 AM
I wouldn’t have guessed poplar. I really like the live edge on the stringers. And they were pre-sold!
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#7 posted 10-21-2013 12:08 AM
Looks like you are the new George Nakashima! LOL!
-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher
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#8 posted 10-21-2013 12:12 AM
Yes, you have a nice pair, Monte….........................of tables. :)
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
#9 posted 10-21-2013 12:13 AM
I am far from Nakashima. He is my idol. I am working towards making pieces like his.
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#10 posted 10-21-2013 12:30 AM
Great pieces Monte
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#11 posted 10-21-2013 12:36 AM
More nice work Monte.
-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb
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#12 posted 10-21-2013 01:09 AM
Same song, different verse…fantastic job Monte…once again…lol
-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)
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#13 posted 10-21-2013 01:33 AM
Great looking. Looks like they have some good thickness to them. I agree the stringers are very fitting.
-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.
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#14 posted 10-21-2013 03:29 AM
What an awesome pair of matching table Monte…! The best kind are the already sold kind…
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#15 posted 10-21-2013 10:21 AM
beautiful tables Monte, very pleasing lines and design.
-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....
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