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Walnut slab top, cedar legs and oak burl twist center brace. I turned the bowls and plate also…
-- Frady in Denton,NC _Trying to bring what was to be firewood to life! Semper Fi!
Feb 12, 2014
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#1 posted 02-12-2014 04:46 AM
I would love to know more about what went into creating this beautiful coffee table.
-- "Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours."
#2 posted 02-12-2014 05:05 AM
The top is a walnut tree we had removed several years back that I sawed into slabs and had been air drying. From some cedar lying around, I cut & tenoned the legs. I found a perfect little oak that had a vine growing around it. Everything just blended together.
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#3 posted 02-12-2014 05:35 AM
Really nice. It’s my type of furniture.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#4 posted 02-12-2014 06:05 AM
Beautiful work, looks so natural.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#5 posted 02-12-2014 08:18 AM
Nice work. I like the stretcher with the vine compression shape.
-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.
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#6 posted 02-12-2014 08:37 AM
Real nice table!
-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb
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#7 posted 02-12-2014 09:48 AM
Very very nice coffee table and the walnut slab top is beautiful….:)
-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....
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#8 posted 02-12-2014 10:18 AM
Great table, i have ben looking for that special slab for the same type of project. Love the little angel in the couch… Too cute!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#9 posted 02-12-2014 01:19 PM
It’s beautiful. I’m intrigued by the stretcher between the legs. Is it carved?Cheers
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#10 posted 02-12-2014 02:02 PM
Nice work. Not my style, but that doesn’t mean I can’t consider it beautiful.
-- Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.
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#11 posted 02-12-2014 02:30 PM
Nice. I’m not a pro by any definition of the word, but it doesn’t take a pro to see when a beautiful slab has been butchered. Too often people don’t take the time to get the proportions right. Slabs can look heavy, or out of place… but you’ve done a very nice job here. It has a nice lift. The base fits the top. More importantly, the table fits the room. From someone who really appreciates a good piece of wood, thank you.
Definitely among my favorites.
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#12 posted 02-12-2014 03:01 PM
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#13 posted 02-12-2014 03:05 PM
Beautiful job! Proportions and look is just right. Of course, I’m obviously more easily impressed than the dogs. :-)
-- "Good judgement is the result of experience. A lot of experience is the result of poor judgement."
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#14 posted 02-12-2014 03:08 PM
It’s a spectacular table out of a beautiful slab. Congratulations.http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#15 posted 02-12-2014 04:21 PM
Sweet looking grain !
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