Khaya Display Table

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A few years ago, I built a small display table from a few boards of Khaya (a species of African “mahogany” that isn’t really a true mahogany, but still has a pretty grain).  This table is one of the few pieces of furniture that I have built and am still in possession of.  It stands about 31 inches high and has a top that measures 20 1/2 inches wide by 10 1/4 inches deep.  Currently, it lives in the entryway of my house with a small bowl I turned from purpleheart several years ago and a wooden Buddha that I cannot claim responsibility for.  One of the projects I hope to start in the near future is a display cabinet for the Buddha and the bowl and a matching table with a drawer and reverse taper legs for it to rest on.  I will most likely build them both from walnut.  Once they are complete, I might consider selling the Khaya table.

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