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Project by Frady posted 168 days ago 1644 views 7 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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!





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Cricket

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#1 posted 168 days ago

I would love to know more about what went into creating this beautiful coffee table.

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Frady

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#2 posted 168 days ago

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.

-- Frady in Denton,NC _Trying to bring what was to be firewood to life! Semper Fi!

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 167 days ago

Really nice. It’s my type of furniture.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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majuvla

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#4 posted 167 days ago

Beautiful work, looks so natural.

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#5 posted 167 days ago

Nice work. I like the stretcher with the vine compression shape.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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watermark

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#6 posted 167 days ago

Real nice table!

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aussiedave

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#7 posted 167 days ago

Very very nice coffee table and the walnut slab top is beautiful….:)

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 167 days ago

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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Glen Peterson

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#9 posted 167 days ago

It’s beautiful. I’m intrigued by the stretcher between the legs. Is it carved?
Cheers

-- Glen

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garbonsai

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#10 posted 167 days ago

Nice work. Not my style, but that doesn’t mean I can’t consider it beautiful.

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Jeff_in_KCMO

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#11 posted 167 days ago

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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david38

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#12 posted 167 days ago

very nice

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JayT

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#13 posted 167 days ago

Beautiful job! Proportions and look is just right. Of course, I’m obviously more easily impressed than the dogs. :-)

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 167 days ago

It’s a spectacular table out of a beautiful slab. Congratulations.
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helluvawreck aka Charles

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clarkey

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#15 posted 167 days ago

Sweet looking grain !

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