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Walnut and epoxy Console table

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Project by LoganN posted 08-29-2019 01:08 PM 2251 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was setting up at an art show a few weeks ago and I wanted to take something special. I had this piece of walnut sitting in my shop for a few years and decided it would look great squared off and filled with epoxy. Once I have the top made I decided I needed a base that really accentuated the way it looked, so I designed this to make the top float. I got a lot of positive comments on it and sold it, despite the massive rain storm, while we were there!
I finished it with a danish oil &
beeswax blend – three coats, each of which sat for an hour before being wiped off, and then cured for a day before the next coat was applied. I did a lot of buffing on it and it came out great!





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#1 posted 08-29-2019 01:33 PM

I got a lot of positive comments on it
That’s not at all hard to understand – talk about thinking outside the box, it appears you never had a box !

This is a stunning piece of furniture with design techniques that only the imagination can come up with. GREAT JOB

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 08-29-2019 01:38 PM

Beautiful piece!

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#3 posted 08-29-2019 02:08 PM

logan you hit a home run on this one,i just love your design and the wood is spectacular.love the floating top with the epoxy fill,came out beautiful.great job buddy and congrats on the sale and the top 3 thats sure to come.

-- 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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#4 posted 08-29-2019 02:57 PM

Possibly others before you have done the epoxy edge. I don’t recall ever seeing it though. Usually just the river thing. That is a magnificent way to finish that board. Plus, I like the fact that you used wood for the legs, on a “woodworking” project.

Well done. Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#5 posted 08-29-2019 04:09 PM

Fantastic!

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#6 posted 08-29-2019 04:23 PM

Great design and execution.
I especially like the floating top as viewed from the side.
Great job.
Jon

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#7 posted 08-29-2019 07:47 PM

Nice. Wish I had the time, patience and room to do more furniture.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#8 posted 08-29-2019 09:18 PM

Thank you all so much! I truly appreciate the comments and thoughts! I really enjoyed designing and making this piece!

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#9 posted 08-29-2019 09:31 PM

i cant believe this didn’t get a top 3,when you look at some of the simple mediocre stuff that does makes you wonder? hey bud it’s a top 3 from me.

-- 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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#10 posted 08-30-2019 07:14 AM

Make sure you keep your lumber shed locked up I would kill for some that size!
Nice work!

-- Regards Rob

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#11 posted 08-30-2019 10:14 AM

Love the design! Congrats on selling it. Cool piece.

-- Petey

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#12 posted 08-30-2019 02:38 PM

Nice one. Cool design choices and great color matching.

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

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#13 posted 08-31-2019 09:50 AM

Very nice table top!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 08-31-2019 10:30 AM

Very beautiful work, the wood looks great and the end result is stunning, bravo.

-- andrek

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#15 posted 04-11-2020 08:33 PM

That’s very nice. I’ve been looking for some console table ideas for the pieces I have.

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