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Black walnut sofa table

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Project by zombeerose posted 01-11-2007 10:20 PM 2545 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first furniture project before I had a clue about wood movement. Therefore, someday I expect the internal stresses will force the top to crack or split. It hasn’t happened yet but that is probably because in Arizona, it is either hot or really hot. ;)

The sofa table is constructed of solid black walnut and spalted pecan with ebony for the miter keys. The opposing aprons are bookmatched. The piece was finished with General Arm-R-Seal.

Completed 4-05

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Shawn

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#1 posted 01-11-2007 10:25 PM

beautiful…I need to stop working in Oak…

-- Cheers

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Don

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#2 posted 01-11-2007 11:51 PM

Looks wonderful, Zee. I would like to see more pictures.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://www.dpb-photos.com/

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 01-12-2007 12:26 AM

Another Beauty !!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#4 posted 11-03-2007 06:51 AM

It is a great design. Remember that you can do designs like this if you use veneer, whether it is shop sawn or factory supply.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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