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Project by OttawaP posted 08-09-2008 07:18 PM 1266 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A flame birch top that is rubbed out to a gloss with a maple expresso dyed bottom frame. I wish the pictures showed the depth and curl of the top it’s quite an eye catcher and appears almost liquid and alive. This is the first time I ever rubbed out to a gloss. Not my normal “cup of tea” but I’m very happy with it.

-- Paul

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#1 posted 08-09-2008 07:32 PM

all in the smoothness very beautiful work

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#2 posted 08-09-2008 07:40 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#3 posted 08-09-2008 08:32 PM

Beautiful lumber choice and a very sleek design. Nicely done Paul. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#4 posted 08-09-2008 08:56 PM

Very nice. That is some gorgeouse wood

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#5 posted 08-09-2008 11:17 PM

Beautiful table! I’d like to hear more about the ‘expresso dye’. It looks great and sounds tasty too. ;)

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#6 posted 08-10-2008 02:00 AM

The expresso is just a mix of dark walnut and ebony dyes, it’s a little bit more brown than is shown in the picture with some subtle grain showing through.

-- Paul

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#7 posted 08-10-2008 05:07 AM

Whoa Dude! That is nice!


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#8 posted 08-10-2008 05:14 AM

A beautiful table nice job.

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#9 posted 08-10-2008 04:19 PM

Very cool looking table. At first I though the top was marble stone, till I read your description.

Thanks for posting

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#10 posted 08-11-2008 01:46 AM

That’s a sharp little table. Makes me want to build one.

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#11 posted 08-31-2010 01:00 PM

That flame top looks stunning. Love those thin legs too. Luv it!

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