Streams of Life - Curly Maple Sofa Table

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Project by NewPickeringWdWrkr posted 10-14-2011 05:28 PM 1978 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I called this particular table “Streams of Life” because quite often we are swept along in the current of life by events that we sometimes have no control over and no two people follow an identical flow. A pebble could be thrown in to try and help, but only ripples are made making mostly minute changes in the grand scheme of things.

This is stylized by the top which is made of 3 separate curly maple boards which I had problems matching the figure and was standing there looking at it and realized how much the figure looed like ripples.

70” long x 14” wide x 28” high.

Finished with BLO, dewaxed shellac and water based poly for the top. You can read the full writeup on my blog below if desired, but it doesn’t focus on the build process which was mostly by hand, but with some help from my planer.

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs

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#1 posted 10-14-2011 05:30 PM

Nice table. Nice lines, nice legs. The grain is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#2 posted 10-14-2011 11:58 PM

Sweet job! Love the Tiger maple.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#3 posted 10-30-2011 03:11 PM

I like this!

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