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Solid Wood Cottonwood Burl & Twisted Juniper Coffee Table with Turquoise Inlay

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Project by Tim & Candy Hicks posted 09-02-2016 06:44 PM 4955 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This coffee table is made from a burl cottonwood slab with a twisted juniper base and turquoise inlay. Finished with several coats of seal a cell…

I really like how it all came together and love the coloring.

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Max

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#1 posted 09-02-2016 07:47 PM

Once again you brought out the beauties of nature….wonderful..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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bushmaster

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#2 posted 09-02-2016 08:21 PM

True it sure came together and looks beautiful. never seen a cottonwood burl, where I live they are huge tree with very thick bark. people carve those bearded men pictures in them

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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dalepage

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#3 posted 09-03-2016 12:00 AM

Simply great. I spent many years in the land of twisted juniper and wished I could have harvested a truck load of it. That’s a fine job on the slab. I plan to do that with maple “cookies” and use a sled to run my router across it to get it level.

Also like the way you eased the edges.

-- Dale

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swirt

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#4 posted 09-03-2016 04:23 AM

Very nice looking. Nature is amazing and you enhanced it.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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deon

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#5 posted 09-03-2016 07:22 AM

Looks realy great, perhaps a bit of a bother dusting the legs though.

-- Dreaming patterns

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Ivan

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#6 posted 09-03-2016 11:04 AM

Realy artistic work, beautifull work of nature too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 09-03-2016 02:03 PM

Awesome use of nature’s beauty.

Great job as always.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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GR8HUNTER

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#8 posted 09-03-2016 02:51 PM

SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL …...... GREAT JOB

GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 09-03-2016 03:10 PM

Ditto to all the great comments. Great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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luv2learn

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#10 posted 09-03-2016 04:03 PM

What an awesome piece. It is truly a piece of art.

-- 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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ralbuck

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#11 posted 09-03-2016 06:35 PM

I really like the combined effect of the perfectly straight and then the twisted like crazy base!

Great piece of work.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#12 posted 09-07-2016 02:57 AM

Nice job!

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pottz

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#13 posted 09-07-2016 07:17 PM

tim,cindy your work is just spectacular ive really liked some of your previous stuff but especially this one.i love the creamy swirls of juniper and how well it goes with the cottonwood top.gotta put you guys on my friend list so i can better keep an eye on you.once again a great piece of furniture.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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