Curly Redwood table trio

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Project by Joni Hamari posted 04-17-2017 12:34 AM 3875 views 5 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Love the curly Redwood!
Created this coffee table from a slab of Redwood…has some great grain that I thought I would share.
I had the slab shaped out when it sold and the client needed it at 11 feet rather than the 12+ that it was…the cut off end became matching end tables.
Tons of turquoise inlay!
Coffee table is approx 11 ft x 52”, end tables are approx 2 ft across
Very fun project to do…

-- Joni Hamari,

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#1 posted 04-17-2017 12:56 AM

Amazing wood. I really enjoyed looking at these. Nice design. I like the sawtooth-like pattern on the ends of the end tables. Very nicely done.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#2 posted 04-17-2017 01:20 AM

Wow! That’s one heck of a beautiful Coffee table Joni! The curly redwood is amazing and all that nice turquoise makes it look even better. Where do you buy your turquoise? Love this project!
Thanks for sharing!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 04-17-2017 01:36 AM

Oh wow! Nicely done sir!

-- ~ Ancora imparo! ~

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#4 posted 04-17-2017 01:42 AM

Tony, I am fortunate enough to make it to the gem shows in Tucson and Quartzsite…great places to source inlay materials for my tables and such.

-- Joni Hamari,

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#5 posted 04-17-2017 01:58 AM

Thank you Joni,
I posted my first box with turquoise inlay last week. I really loved how it looked and now I’m hooked.
A few buddies gave me some tips on where to buy some but seeing your beautiful work I thought I would ask.
You are very fortunate indeed! Love your work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 04-17-2017 03:00 AM

That’s just plain wonderful. I’m totally intrigued with turquoise inlay.

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#7 posted 04-17-2017 03:25 AM

Fantastic tables.

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

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#8 posted 04-17-2017 06:02 AM

That is gorgeous wood and beautiful work!! Very impressive.

Can you please tell me what type joinery you used on the bottom “box” and how you joined the top?

Also, if anyone can share where to find turquoise inlay, I’d love to try it—it really adds a remarkable pop of color!

What tools did you use to create the inlay area?

-- TT

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#9 posted 04-17-2017 10:22 AM

Joni: totally eye-popping !!! eye candy !!!! wish I had made it :-)

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#12 posted 04-17-2017 06:13 PM

Love the grain and the turquoise compliments it very well.

Looks like a satellite image of a mountain range with a river running through the valley.

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#13 posted 04-17-2017 06:19 PM

Those look really great. I love the huge pieces of turquoise, where did you get them? They get expensive quick.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#14 posted 04-17-2017 06:52 PM

that is one big coffee table,or maybe conference table?.that redwood with the turquoise is mind blowing,youve done an incredible job on this.and not bad use of the scraps either!

-- 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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#15 posted 04-17-2017 07:00 PM

Wow! Really beautiful wood and craftsmanship!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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