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Oak table and benches

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Project by thornwoodlou posted 11-13-2017 12:49 AM 1039 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

the table is oak with a trestle base. It is 6’6” long by 51” wide and can open up to9’6” long with three
1’ leaves. The table replaces one from an original set of furniture from my family’s home. The old table was
cut up to make benches.





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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 11-13-2017 01:35 AM

Truly beautiful. It has a very gothic look about it.

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Andrek

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#2 posted 11-13-2017 02:12 AM

Bravo, lets stay classic, it will last forever.
Keep on making sawdust.

-- andrek

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#3 posted 11-13-2017 02:18 AM

Very interesting details on those benches. How did you do the leaves (what’s the mechanics?)?

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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thornwoodlou

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#4 posted 11-13-2017 03:58 AM

thanks for the comments, the mechanical parts for the leaves came from Rockler, the equalizer slides
work pretty well.

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#5 posted 11-13-2017 12:22 PM

Wow! That is some serious woodworking. Beautiful massive pieces.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 11-13-2017 07:25 PM

This set of table and benches is so beautiful and nicely done. It shows a lot of fine details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#7 posted 11-13-2017 11:33 PM

very bold – great work

-- Greg Simon

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#8 posted 11-14-2017 01:03 AM

I have added it to my Favorites… It is beautiful sir.

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