Inlaid Live Edge Curly Maple & Walnut Bench

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Project by WOODCEPTUAL posted 06-26-2015 05:07 PM 1701 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ahhhhh! It feels so good to finish a piece that’s taken a while! I usually try to whip through furniture, but on this piece, I had to wait on inlay materials, which was excruciating for me, lol! Anyways, here she is, a stunning live edge curly maple & walnut bench (or coffee table)… I call it, “Within”, my conceptual take on the beauty that lies within nature. The chrysocolla inlay came out particularly well & I love how the legs take on different shapes depending on where you’re viewing the piece from! Hope it finds a home soon so that I’m not tempted to keep her!! ;)

-- The only difference between try and triumph is a little umph... and many a splinter in the hands! ;)

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#1 posted 06-26-2015 06:34 PM

Very nice work, the inlay is an outstanding addition to this sweet table, and adds a nice touch of elegance.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 06-26-2015 06:49 PM

What a beautiful piece and awesome craftsmanship.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#3 posted 06-26-2015 07:14 PM

Great job! Just enough inlay to accent the shape without drawing too much attention. Simple but elegant design with a good balance of straight and curved edges. Sure to become an heirloom. Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#4 posted 06-27-2015 04:56 AM

That’s some really nice work. I’m sure it was worth the wait.

-- There's no crying in woodworking. Just measure and cut again.

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#5 posted 06-27-2015 04:30 PM

Very nice.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#6 posted 06-27-2015 07:07 PM


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