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Project by TampaMark posted 10-23-2013 01:28 AM 1764 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So…. I am really digging these curves. I decided to take my curvy cutting board idea and extend it to make a coffee table. The table measures 50”x28” and sits on a 17” tall walnut apron. The table top woods are purpleheart, walnut, and sapele. It is finished with three coats of satin poly and is standing up to the wear and tear quite well.

-- -- Mark (maker of high-grade kindling)

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#1 posted 10-23-2013 02:26 AM

Wow!!! That’s something you don’t see everyday. Nice work. Great design.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 10-23-2013 04:20 AM

That’s very awesome work

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

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#3 posted 10-23-2013 05:37 AM

Looks great. Very neat work

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 10-23-2013 10:25 AM

Nice work Mark.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 10-23-2013 11:44 AM

From the first photo I thought it was color dyed…. Very colorful table!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#6 posted 10-23-2013 01:37 PM

Very cool table Mark… Love the wood selection and design. Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#7 posted 10-23-2013 02:20 PM

That’s a very colorful table and quite unusual. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#8 posted 10-23-2013 03:08 PM

Like Spoontaneous, I thought it was dyed and had to look to see how got such clean lines. Wonderful job
on those curves and woodwork. Did you just glue the top, or did you reinforce the joins with dowels,
biscuits or something else. Thank you for sharing, and I think this is very superior to “high grade kindling”,
you might be forcing yourself to change your motto.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#9 posted 10-23-2013 08:09 PM

Marvelous pieces of wood, together in one nice table.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#10 posted 10-27-2013 12:56 AM

Awesome looking table. Very nice work on the joints.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#11 posted 10-28-2013 06:06 PM

Awesome table! The top is really attractive with those lovely wood colors. Great job!

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#12 posted 11-23-2013 07:24 AM

wicked cool, love the colors!!!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#13 posted 05-29-2016 01:14 PM

I really like your concept. I guess when you have talent you are entitled to show off. Keep on making premium kindling, the leftovers makes nice furniture.

-- The wood is good.

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