Walnut Sofa Table

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Project by JKMDETAIL posted 06-08-2015 05:22 PM 1725 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sofa Table made from a Walnut slab my son cut using his homemade Alaskan Mill setup. Hade to go old school and hand plane both surfaces. The legs were cut from a slab taken from the same tree. The shelf I hate to say I had to buy. It is finished with Danish Oil. May come back and finish with poly. This will not be the last project I ever make with walnut, very friendly wood.

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#1 posted 06-08-2015 07:31 PM

I love it! Couple questions for you. How does the live edge take to the Danish Oil? I’m never tried it but I’m loving how yours look. Also, how’d you attach the legs to the slab?

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#2 posted 06-08-2015 09:40 PM

great looking

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#3 posted 06-08-2015 10:36 PM

Great job on the table and congratulations on discovering what a wonderful wood Walnut can be. My two trees are almost big enough to make a table like that but I think I will save them for a rocking chair. Best wishes for success on all your future Walnut projects.

-- Leafherder

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#4 posted 06-08-2015 11:35 PM

I use a lot of walnut. It is my favorite. Goes well with ash, maple or cherry. The crotch figure is awesome. Very friendly wood to work.

-- Ric, Mazomanie

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#5 posted 06-09-2015 05:12 PM

I love it! Couple questions for you. How does the live edge take to the Danish Oil? I m never tried it but I m loving how yours look. Also, how d you attach the legs to the slab?

- TheWeiss

I did not apply to the live edge. I am thinking I will be adding some poly to finish it out. The skirt is bisquit to legs and then pocket hole to the top.

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#6 posted 06-10-2015 12:41 AM the slab!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 09-15-2015 07:44 PM

This is really nice! Has a rich look to it.

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