Bubinga and Curly Maple sofa table

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Project by Jamie McDonald posted 04-26-2018 02:00 AM 2767 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a split leg version of the table style I’ve been developing for several projects now. I’ve been playing with various leg styles and contrasting combinations of wood. It’s fun trying to evolve my own design. This is slightly figured quarter sawn bubinga and curly maple. About 30 hours involved with this one.

-- "The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides!" --Artur Schnabel

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#1 posted 04-26-2018 11:16 AM

Nice design! I like the contrasting woods and it looks like it has good “bones”

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#2 posted 04-26-2018 11:22 AM

Very nice work. Looks great.

-- Chris K

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#3 posted 04-26-2018 11:30 AM

Really nice. The “tenons” where the upper stretchers and legs meet are really interesting and I mean that in a very positive way. The angled profiles of the legs and the way the stretchers split into the leg sections immediately caught my eye. There is a lot of intriguing design in that joint. Great choice of woods and finish.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#4 posted 04-26-2018 01:33 PM

I dig it.

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#5 posted 04-26-2018 03:57 PM

Very nice. Bubinga is hard to come by nowadays. Never seen legs joined that way. Very unique and attractive method. I’m sure people will see that and stop and stare / comment. Truly original. Tell us more about how you did those legs.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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#6 posted 04-27-2018 01:40 AM

Wow! Another grand slam. Nice work.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#7 posted 04-28-2018 06:35 PM

On this project you definitely have a leg up on everyone else

Love the split legs and the woods used make it stand out

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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