Curly Top Recycled End Table

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Project by Beau & Kara Studios posted 06-27-2012 11:34 AM 1965 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is made out of scrap wood. Found the pieces in a throw out pile at a hardwood lumber yard. Got the OK to take them.

The top is burled Hickory…...I think.

Used lap joints, biscuits, and screws for the construction. Even made homemade plugs for underneath the table top supports.

Turned out well. I plan on making several more just for fun!

-- Beau Lasiewicz

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#1 posted 06-27-2012 12:39 PM

Beautiful looking set of tables. Your beautiful wood is the reason I saw my own lumber. I prefer the logs a sawmill cutting dimensional lumber would not cut. Every ugly log has some beautiful wood inside.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#2 posted 06-27-2012 01:08 PM

Hickory, yes…burl, no. Its just hickory with a high level of curly figure. Its a beauty, nice pice.

-- D.A Winograsky

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#3 posted 06-27-2012 03:36 PM

Imagination at work! Nice job!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 06-27-2012 04:19 PM

Curly! Thanks! I seem to get those mixed up!

-- Beau Lasiewicz

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#5 posted 06-27-2012 10:44 PM

The grain pattern and visual texture of your table top is beautifully breath taking! Very, very nice work!

—Donnell Wells

-- Donnell

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#6 posted 06-27-2012 11:21 PM

Burly/curly, tomato/potato. Nice table there.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#7 posted 04-11-2013 11:21 PM


-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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