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Project by Chaotic posted 04-14-2014 at 05:35 PM 1626 views 8 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Redwood burl. Walnut legs. 57”x53”.





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SubVette

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#1 posted 04-14-2014 at 05:45 PM

Beautiful, where did you get something like that? Nothing like that in Florida…

-- John in Florida

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#2 posted 04-14-2014 at 05:46 PM

GRAND SLAM ! This is the best I have seen on here in quite a while. The burl is magnificent and you did it justice but the legs are just as nice. Man this is just a beautiful piece of artistic craftsmanship. Very well done, my friend.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 04-14-2014 at 05:52 PM

WOW….That’s just awesome !...thanks for sharing

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#4 posted 04-14-2014 at 05:53 PM

That is one amazing looking table

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#5 posted 04-14-2014 at 06:17 PM

Very nice a great burl table

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#6 posted 04-14-2014 at 06:34 PM

What an amazing use of an amazing piece of wood! I’m with SubVette…where did you find something like that?

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!

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#7 posted 04-14-2014 at 06:53 PM

Looks great, I love the legs.

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#8 posted 04-14-2014 at 06:54 PM

incredible, truly magnificent. I can only imagine the size of room needed for this piece. And the legs are what really make it for me. I’m from the great white north but from what I’ve read aren’t the redwoods protected. I may be wrong on this.

-- Denis in Grande Prairie. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mistery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.....Pink !

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#9 posted 04-14-2014 at 07:04 PM

wow, that is an amazing slab of wood, beautiful work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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Chaotic

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#10 posted 04-14-2014 at 07:18 PM

Thanks. Some redwoods are protected, it varies from county to county and and even city to city. You can however buy reclaimed or recovered or just plain new growth redwood slabs from any number of online lumber dealers.

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ChrisMc45

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#11 posted 04-14-2014 at 07:24 PM

Stunning grain exposure, nice transitions on edges, very fine. Congratulations!

How did the legs attach to the table top? I don’t see a frame, or any joinery to make them (3 leg assys) to the table….

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#12 posted 04-14-2014 at 08:57 PM

Fantastic. There’s a place here in Berkeley that sells nothing but Redwood slabs and burls. Some really cool pieces.

What did you make the legs from?

-- Create something everyday.

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#13 posted 04-14-2014 at 09:00 PM

Beautiful table !

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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#14 posted 04-14-2014 at 09:31 PM

Gorgeous table

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#15 posted 04-14-2014 at 10:07 PM

looks like molten metal that cooled into one of the coolest tables evaaaaaarrrrrr!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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