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Coffee table

comments (0) December 2nd, 2011 in Reader's Gallery

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Found this piece of wood in the rafters of my grandfathers garage in Washington State. Apparently he used to take his chain saw down to Alki Beach and cut up drift wood, large driftwood. Not too sure what kind of wood it is, maybe cypress? any other ideas would be nice. It has an aroma to it when you cut it, but nothing ive smelled before. The legs I turned from cherry and they are screwed into the bottom with threads inserted into the bottom. I have inlayed two black walnut butterflys, tell me if you can spot them both. The grain was a cream color before i applied the oil, consequently it darkened to the same color as the inlays...amazing sometimes how the wood really surprises you when you finish it. 

Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, table, , cherry, rustic, asian inspired, inlay

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