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Live Edge Walnut Coffee Table

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Project by Timberwerks posted 03-22-2014 12:53 PM 1955 views 14 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table has a base made of Andiroba, M&T joinery. Top is Black Walnut that is suspended by aluminum rod. Butterflies are spalted Maple, M&T pins are aluminum.

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#1 posted 03-22-2014 01:11 PM

Beautiful design, love the base.

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#2 posted 03-22-2014 01:16 PM

I think it is beautiful.

Just a question, why not use walnut dowels to support it?

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#3 posted 03-22-2014 01:37 PM

nice looking table

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Timberwerks

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#4 posted 03-22-2014 02:22 PM

I went with the aluminum dowels to give the table a more contemporary look & visual interest.

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#5 posted 03-22-2014 02:53 PM

Great looking mortise and tenon. Chrisp and sharp! Over all the table is nice.

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#6 posted 03-22-2014 03:00 PM

Beautiful piece of art! Very nice.

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#7 posted 03-22-2014 03:31 PM

i love walnut, and this pieces sure has some beautiful figure, i also like the design of it, very clever, ive got a load of walnut coming from my sawyer..cant wait to see it…..

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#8 posted 03-22-2014 03:33 PM

interesting design, looks great

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#9 posted 03-22-2014 04:37 PM

VERY cool!

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#10 posted 03-22-2014 07:50 PM

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#11 posted 03-22-2014 08:16 PM

very nice..i have a slab of cherry im waiting to make a table i hope its 1/4 as nice as yours.

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#12 posted 03-22-2014 10:54 PM

Beautiful. Always love live edge tables. Butterflies look great as well as being functional. And that is a textbook mortise and tenon. Nicely done.

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#13 posted 03-22-2014 11:02 PM

Very nice. Love the butterflies

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#14 posted 03-22-2014 11:19 PM

What a great table! It’s beautiful… A live edge slab table is in my future – do you mind a question? Any advice on what depth the butterflies should be set to? I’m looking for any good general guidelines

thanks!

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Timberwerks

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#15 posted 03-22-2014 11:49 PM

I like to go 2/3” the thickness of the top itself for butterfly depth.

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