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Cerajiera Crotch and Mahogany Side Table

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Project by Jeff Tobert posted 06-14-2017 09:19 PM 1146 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a little side table that I made for beside a couch in my home. It was my first real crack at bent lamination and inlay into the legs. The wood is African—Cerejiera crotch veneer and Honduran mahogany the inlay was done with Ebony. Challenging project that I’m pretty proud of.

-- All in or give in.





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bobasaurus

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#1 posted 06-14-2017 09:30 PM

Looks really nice. What glue and substrate did you use for the veneer?

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#2 posted 06-14-2017 09:33 PM

Challenging project that I’m pretty proud of.

Jeff Tobert

And you should be proud, Jeff. This is a great looking table. Great job!

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Jeff Tobert

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#3 posted 06-14-2017 09:37 PM

Unibond 800 for the adhesive and Baltic birch ply for the substrate

-- All in or give in.

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#4 posted 06-15-2017 01:59 AM

looks fantastic, great choice for the veneer pattern in the burst.

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#5 posted 06-15-2017 02:16 AM

That is amazing work-the veneer is incredible.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#6 posted 06-15-2017 02:43 AM

Very impressive, clean work.

This wasn’t your first rodeo, was it?

-- Dale

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Gene Howe

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#7 posted 06-15-2017 03:15 AM

Just fantastic. Excellent workmanship.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#8 posted 06-15-2017 10:42 AM

I like it!

-- MrLaughingbrook

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#9 posted 06-15-2017 11:26 AM

Great work!!!!!!

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

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#10 posted 06-15-2017 12:01 PM

Beautiful Table, you have a very good reason to be proud!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#11 posted 06-15-2017 12:27 PM

Wow, beautiful and elegant design built with outstanding craftsmanship – well done!

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#12 posted 06-15-2017 12:52 PM

Awesome table. I like the segmented vase as well!

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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#13 posted 06-15-2017 01:13 PM

Beautifully executed and especially so for a first time. The veneer inlay top looks great as do the legs. The wood pairing is really nice too. Great work!

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#14 posted 06-15-2017 01:53 PM

Jeff, this is a beautiful table and you’ve done a great job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 06-15-2017 06:58 PM

This is a really stunning piece.

Well done!

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

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