ball and claw foot coffee table

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Project by himself posted 03-23-2015 11:23 PM 1241 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First time attempting to carve claw feet. I wanted to integrate them with a midcentury design.

-- Patrick Hannon, Brooklyn

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#1 posted 03-24-2015 12:36 AM

The carving is great. I don’t think the top does the carvings a favor.
I don’t think it has enough pop, nor the right coloring. A little too washed out.

So nice work on the carvings, but not my taste for the top.

But that’s what makes everyone’s opinion, just an opinion.

-- Jeff NJ

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#2 posted 03-24-2015 09:57 AM

Nice work, I have wanted to try those feet for a while. Looks great.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 03-24-2015 02:32 PM

very nice and interesting meld of styles

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#4 posted 03-24-2015 08:19 PM

nice table

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#5 posted 03-24-2015 08:28 PM

Just gorgeous.The top reminds me of an old butcher’s block and the legs are perfect.I love how the apron has that curve cut into it to give the floating top look.Where did you get such a wide piece for the top,looks like pine?

-- A poor workman blames his tools. Mr.B, Ontario Canada -

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#6 posted 03-24-2015 10:49 PM

Impressive and nicely done! Would love to see close ups of your B&C feet, and know your source for learning.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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