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PECAN AND WALNUT TABLE

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Project by grizzman posted 01-11-2013 08:12 PM 2975 views 4 times favorited 51 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a commissioned table I was asked to make from some friends of mine, all they told me was make it 30×30x30…don’t ya just love it, an open project, so the woods I choose were Pecan and Walnut and Heart pine for the legs, I did not fill in any nail holes and I used a semi gloss poly to finish it off, all of the joinery is mortise and tenon and they are pinned with 3/8 oak dowel, the top is held on with cleats underneath that are held in place by a 1/4 datto on all 4 sides. I always love making furniture, its probably the most fun for me, and boxes come in second. I want to thank you for looking at this project and will appreciate any and all comments.. grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





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#1 posted 01-11-2013 08:15 PM

Wow this is beautiful Grizz fantastic table and a very good build.

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#2 posted 01-11-2013 08:15 PM

Gorgeous wood. Great project. They should love it.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 01-11-2013 08:34 PM

Beautiful table.

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#4 posted 01-11-2013 08:37 PM

Very nice! Thanks for sharing.

TZH

-- Where The Spirit In Wood Lives On

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#5 posted 01-11-2013 08:38 PM

That’s nuts! Sorry Grizz, couldn’t resist. Nicely done. I love the rustic look of this piece.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#6 posted 01-11-2013 08:38 PM

I don’t know grizzman! I think I’d be making my friend another and keeping that one. The wood in that looks perfect. VERY nice!!

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#7 posted 01-11-2013 08:41 PM

Beautiful Table, Grizz.

That pecan has a lot of character. Looks like you brought out the best of the woods.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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#8 posted 01-11-2013 09:00 PM

Isn’t this awesome! Beautiful job on this one! I love it! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#9 posted 01-11-2013 09:07 PM

Grizz, That is a really nice table
You have to look twice to see it as the grain just catches
the eye. The “V” matches the grain pattern or knot. I like
the contrasting dowels.
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#10 posted 01-11-2013 09:31 PM

Fantastic table Grizz! I love the top, it has so much character and the different woods look perfect together. Otherwise the whole thing looks wonderful.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 01-11-2013 10:15 PM

Very nice looking table, great job on the joinery, excellent photos as well.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#12 posted 01-11-2013 10:26 PM

A great job and love the woods used. You “nailed” this one for sure!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#13 posted 01-11-2013 10:49 PM

It really shows you love making furniture. You have selected the perfect choice of woods and crafted a fine piece of furniture. The sides look spalted.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#14 posted 01-11-2013 10:55 PM

Beautiful table. Nice work Bob

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#15 posted 01-11-2013 10:59 PM

Really, really NICE!!!!!!!!!! ‘nuff said

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