'Tree' table

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Project by naturalism posted 10-18-2009 10:38 PM 3056 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

31”l x 20”w x 21”h

This unusual side table has an English Walnut top featuring two live edges.The shape of the top was inspired by George Nakashimas ‘Conoid’ table. The sleek base is sculpted out of Black Walnut.

Materials: English Walnut, Black Walnut

-- Robert Brou, Atlanta, GA,

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#1 posted 10-18-2009 10:49 PM

The table doesn’t do much for me, but I would love to have that wood. LOL

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#2 posted 10-18-2009 10:52 PM

I do not really work wood, but if I did this is what I would love to do!

-- Eklectic, Follow my Bliss!

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#3 posted 10-19-2009 01:55 AM

Can you describe the process you used to sculpt the base? This is a really interesting piece!

-- Patrick

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#4 posted 10-19-2009 03:52 AM

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#5 posted 10-19-2009 04:51 AM

Cool looking table and very nice wood,

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#6 posted 10-19-2009 06:01 AM

Beautiful and unique design ,very well done.

Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Not my woodworking

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#7 posted 10-19-2009 06:51 AM

this table fuckin rocks, i love the shape and form, what kind of finish did you use? please keep them comin.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#8 posted 10-19-2009 12:26 PM

Very nicely done Robert. This really sculpture and you did a beautiful job with it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 10-19-2009 02:00 PM

Absolutely outstanding! Words will not express how much I like this project.

-- Greg, CT

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#10 posted 10-19-2009 07:07 PM

Looks nice. I bet it weighs a ton!

-- James -

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#11 posted 10-20-2009 12:27 AM

The base of this table is stack laminated of five pieces of 16/4” walnut. Each piece is cutout on the bandsaw proir to glueing and then shaped and refined with grinders, sanders, and hand tools. The finish is sprayed lacquer. This piece sold and it weighed in at 75 lbs with packaging for shipping.

-- Robert Brou, Atlanta, GA,

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#12 posted 10-20-2009 01:14 AM

congrats on the sale! just curious, what’d it sell for? great work, base reminds me of the feet of someone standing with their heels together

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#13 posted 10-22-2009 08:20 PM

Very nice piece.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#14 posted 10-25-2009 09:16 AM

Amazing work you have created… well done…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#15 posted 03-29-2010 04:45 PM

I love it. Nice work.

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