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Big, Big, Big Burl! Maple burl cap table...It's all about the wood!

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Project by Joni Hamari posted 08-19-2018 06:05 AM 2827 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple Burl coffee table with stone inlay.
Massive burl cap! I picked this up a few years back and had it in dry storage till I felt it was dry enough to work with…worth the wait, the burl is amazing! I inlaid stone into the natural voids. Worked on this one for about a year and a half…
This has a finished size of 7’ 8” x 7’ 8”...a huge piece but I just couldn’t bear the thought of cutting it into smaller pieces.

-- Joni Hamari, www.HamariDesign.com





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#1 posted 08-19-2018 06:17 AM

your instincts were right cutting this would be like cutting yourself,never.this piece is over the top spectacular.now what to do with it?.a nice problem tp have.ley us know the final story.

-- 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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#2 posted 08-19-2018 06:57 AM

absolutely gorgeous!

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#3 posted 08-19-2018 03:08 PM

FANTASTIC!

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

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#4 posted 08-19-2018 03:48 PM

Just amazing!

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#5 posted 08-19-2018 04:41 PM

I am in awe! Thank you for keeping that beautiful piece of wood in one piece.

-- Leafherder

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#6 posted 08-19-2018 08:15 PM

Beautiful, just beautiful !!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- MEL, Kansas

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#7 posted 08-20-2018 01:47 AM

Massive beauty. Well done.

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

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#8 posted 08-20-2018 10:48 AM

Nice find my friend. Lovely

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