Walnut floating side table mith maple inlay

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Project by TroytownWoodwork posted 03-01-2015 06:17 PM 2528 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was quite a fun project to have a go at making. I wanted a bit of a show piece to try and get into a local wood gallery (haven’t taken it down yet)
It is American black walnut body and top with a Maple inlay and Maple brackets to give it a floating effect.

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#1 posted 03-01-2015 06:50 PM


I like the look. And the inlay is very nice touch.
Did you consider painting the brackets flat black to hide them some more?

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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#2 posted 03-01-2015 07:12 PM

Nice looking table. I enjoy working with walnut and utilizing shop made inlays from maple.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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#3 posted 03-01-2015 08:04 PM

I did toy with the idea of making them blend in using walnut but i like the contrast with the maple and although they are hidden i still see it as a key feature. I had it on display at a craft fair yesterday and everyone who looked at it bent down to look underneath. Everyone wants to know how it works so it helps that they stand out

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#4 posted 03-01-2015 08:36 PM

Very nice table.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#5 posted 03-01-2015 09:17 PM


I can understand why people take an look at it upon seeing it.
A very impressive, but simple and concise piece of workmanship.

-- Regards Rob

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#6 posted 03-02-2015 01:04 AM

Very nice table. I especially like the plugs in the corners of your inlay. Thanks for the shot of the underside.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 03-02-2015 01:54 AM

Very nice. I really like the look of this. Thanks for sharing.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#8 posted 03-02-2015 02:50 PM

Outstanding work and a real pleasure to look at.
Nicely done!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#9 posted 03-02-2015 06:37 PM

Nice job very clean. It has a really nice look to it. I like the inlay and the grain in the walnut.

-- ~ Guy Woodward, Pflugerville Texas

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