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This was my first butternut project. The entire table was constructed from one 8/4 slab 24 inches wide. I had made this table with the intention of selling it, but when it was finished my wife had other plans for it as you can see in the last pic.
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#1 posted 11-16-2013 05:12 AM
One must keep the wife happy. It looks like a very beautiful piece.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#2 posted 11-16-2013 05:56 AM
I don’t know anything about Butternut, but it’s gorgeous. Where does it grow?
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#3 posted 11-16-2013 09:00 AM
Looks great…... Nice work,,,,
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
#4 posted 11-17-2013 03:08 AM
It grows all over here in upstate NY
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#5 posted 11-17-2013 04:25 PM
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#6 posted 11-17-2013 04:29 PM
That’s a good looking table. I bet that your wife loved it.
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#7 posted 11-20-2013 03:20 PM
Wonderful table! That butternut is gorgeous with those pretty grains and figures. Great design and finish too.
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#8 posted 02-03-2014 07:02 PM
Butternut is a relative of black walnut. It’s also known as white walnut.
I haven’t worked with it but I have a table that my father made from it and it’s awesome wood.
Great looking table! I love the thickness of the top.
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