walnut and curly maple hall table

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Project by baileyst posted 02-21-2014 12:15 AM 2105 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hall table I just finished for my wife. I finished it with danish oil and polyurethane, hope you guys like it.

-- Bailey Indiana

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#1 posted 02-21-2014 12:36 AM

Good looking table there. Good combinations mapel and walnut? From the looks of this baby I bet she is Happy. (Happy wife happy life)

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#2 posted 02-21-2014 12:42 AM

Thanks, yeah she liked it.

-- Bailey Indiana

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#3 posted 02-21-2014 02:03 AM

good combination of wood. I may have to try one myself. good job.

-- Isaiah 40:31

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#4 posted 02-21-2014 02:04 AM

Yes, I like to contrast, nice build!

-- Bill, SW Florida

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#5 posted 02-21-2014 02:50 AM

Beautiful combination of woods, excellent design and execution. Fine work!

-- Quote from ebay tool listing: " Has nicks and dings wear and tear dust and dirt rust and pitting but in good working condition"

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#6 posted 02-21-2014 03:22 AM

I also like combining different woods, here is a cedar cabinet trimmed with a padouk inlay in curly maple.

-- Stan, Southville, Ky

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#7 posted 02-21-2014 03:30 AM

Nice build Bailey. Very well executed.

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#8 posted 02-21-2014 03:38 AM

Looks great!
Will the miter joints split when the maple board expands wth seasonal movement?

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#9 posted 02-21-2014 04:23 AM

I hope not I kinda cheated on them. I used pocket hole screws with glue to make them stronger.

-- Bailey Indiana

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#10 posted 02-21-2014 04:34 AM

I gotta admit, my first thought was how great it looked. My second thought was “wood movement.”

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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#11 posted 02-21-2014 08:31 PM

Looks great!!! Is the top veneer?

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#12 posted 02-21-2014 10:52 PM

Hey great looking table, colors work very well together as well as style and size. It’s gone into my favorites as it’s definitely awesome. And it is very similar to a project I’m working on.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#13 posted 02-21-2014 11:54 PM

Thanks guys, no the top isn’t veneer. It was some curly maple I had left over that a friend gave me. I planed it down to about 3/4”.

-- Bailey Indiana

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#14 posted 02-22-2014 01:40 AM

Very Nice Work indeed Bailey! Thanks For Sharing!


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#15 posted 02-22-2014 05:21 AM

Beautiful. I love the wood combination. I need to learn a lot more about wood movement so I understand more what some of the others are talking about. I know the basics but I always need to know more. Great looking piece.

-- So much to little time.....

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