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Project by highlander33 posted 09-02-2018 09:00 PM 1070 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the same Table Top from my previous project post , but I had these other legs that I didn’t think would look good and so I decided to try them on for size and I think I like these better . I think the other legs might have been to big and took away from the beauty of the table top itself , I would really like to know what other people think, thanks.





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000

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#1 posted 09-02-2018 09:34 PM

I don’t remember the other legs, but my first thought was what a beautiful top,
Legs don’t do it justice.

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KimAccurso

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#2 posted 09-02-2018 11:28 PM

I love these slab tables, something I could only dream of doing. Personally, I think the thicker legs are more in proportion to the stoutness of the slab. However you deliver it, it’s beautiful.

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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MJR

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#3 posted 09-02-2018 11:36 PM

Beautiful job finishing the top, What exactly is the top coat? As for the legs I could go either way but I think the square ones are more in tune with the top.

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#4 posted 09-03-2018 01:45 AM

not a big fan of resin coated slabs with metal legs but this one seems to work.nice job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#5 posted 09-03-2018 08:57 AM

Always amaized with work of nature and ofcourse work of skilled iron/wood maker

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 09-04-2018 01:09 AM

I had to bring up your previous project and compare them side-by-side. Normally I am not a fan of the hair pin legs, but I do like this version better. The legs seem to be just the balance that was needed.

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

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#7 posted 09-04-2018 02:05 PM

Love it

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#8 posted 07-14-2019 01:43 AM

beautiful work of art.
I have a few logs of California live oak that I plan to make something with, but I have read that it’s difficult to work with this type of wood, because of its hardness and twisted grain. your thoughts?

-- Jack of all trades, master of none ;-)

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