Maloof inspired pedestal side table

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Project by Canadian Woodworks posted 08-30-2010 12:58 AM 5188 views 16 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This sculpted side table was designed and built by us but heavily influenced by the design and joinery techniques of Sam Maloof.

Built from solid Walnut, all joints have been reinforced with internal screws or dowels. The legs and table support have been sculpted into a main center post.

We initially wanted to make the drawer pulls carved out of the drawer face, but decide on these ones to use a round knob, I like the dark knob best.

The drawers have reinforced rabbits and a dado, they have 2 2’’ long screws at each joint plugged with ebony.

Features Include:

Sculpted center pedestal
Maloof style Joinery
Reinforced drawer joinery plugged with Ebony
Solid wood drawer bottom
Floating removable top
Hand rubbed oil / resin finish
Dimensions – Length 22’’ – Width 22’’ – Height 24’‘

For more detailed shots or to see any of my other work please visit my website Custom rocking chairs and tables

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables

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#1 posted 08-30-2010 01:12 AM

VERY nice!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#2 posted 08-30-2010 04:01 AM

Beautiful! Awesome craftsmanship!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#3 posted 08-30-2010 08:08 AM

Gorgeous. Love it.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#4 posted 08-30-2010 02:02 PM

Beautiful work Paul. You sir are a true craftsman.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#5 posted 08-30-2010 06:14 PM

Thanks for the nice comments everyone, We really enjoyed making them!

-- Joel Savard, Acton, Ontario, Canada -

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#6 posted 08-30-2010 07:43 PM

Those are cool! Nice set, unique, “WELL” done…...........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 08-30-2010 09:11 PM

I love the smooth round corners of the top. I just want to touch it.

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#8 posted 08-30-2010 11:15 PM

You do some very nice work Paul, Great job

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#9 posted 01-06-2011 06:14 AM

Really Nice. They look awesome !!!

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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Canadian Woodworks

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#10 posted 01-06-2011 06:49 AM

These are one of our favorite pieces, just something about them, they turned out just right!

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables

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#11 posted 10-08-2013 01:31 AM

I really love these tables. Is there any kind of internal slides for the drawer?

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#12 posted 10-08-2013 01:41 AM

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