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Project by sawdustdad posted 12-24-2015 04:05 PM 995 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A variety of projects here. The round card table in mahogany has a coopered and veneered apron with a solid top. The pair of Penbroke tables (one shown) in walnut uses shop-sawn veneer drawer fronts. The Cherry Queen Anne desk used wood from a tree I felled on family farm. A walnut shaker desk from Woodsmith mag design. I built a dozen hallway mirrors one Christmas for friends and family presents.

-- Murphy's Carpentry Corollary #3: Half of all boards cut to a specific length will be too short.

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#1 posted 12-24-2015 08:26 PM

I really like the Queen Ann desk. Beautiful work!

-- Paul, Duvall, WA

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#2 posted 12-25-2015 03:29 AM

Thank you. I actually cut that tree down, hauled the logs to a guy with a woodmizer mill and then air dried the lumber. It was my first attempt at cabriole legs. Not as hard as it looks, actually.

-- Murphy's Carpentry Corollary #3: Half of all boards cut to a specific length will be too short.

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#3 posted 12-25-2015 03:58 AM

That’s a very impressive group of projects. Welcome to LJs.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#4 posted 12-25-2015 11:36 PM

Nice range of projects. Well done indeed. Hope to see more from you.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#5 posted 01-20-2018 01:55 PM

All of these pieces are beautiful and nicely done. They all show a lot of nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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