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Project by TDominy posted 11-05-2018 12:54 AM 996 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My ancestors made furniture on Long Island NY, East Hampton, in the 17 to 18 hundreds. Someone wrote a book about them (With Hammer in Hand) and the DuPont’s put there shop and some of the furniture in an exhibit in Delaware. I copied one of their tea tables as best I could from the book, #248.

It is mahogany finished with stain, oil, poly and wax.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.





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WhattheChuck

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#1 posted 11-05-2018 01:45 AM

Nice job! Having built one of those myself, I can attest they take more time than one might think!

-- Chuck, Pullman, WA

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oldrivers

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#2 posted 11-05-2018 02:16 AM

Very nice table, great workmanship, following a family tradition.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#3 posted 11-05-2018 02:33 AM

Nice work! That book is actually on my list of to-read-someday books. :-)

-- Elroy

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#4 posted 11-05-2018 03:26 AM

Beautiful work and craftsmanship. American period furniture is beautiful and never goes out of style.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 11-05-2018 05:28 AM

Amazing skill, its perfect. It’s a very nice piece.

-- I've quickly learned that being a woodworker isn't about making flawless work, rather it's fixing all the mistakes you made so that it appears flawless to others! Jay - FL

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#6 posted 11-05-2018 01:39 PM

Beautiful table.

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

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#7 posted 11-05-2018 04:23 PM

You did a great job.

-- Julian

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#8 posted 11-06-2018 09:26 PM

Classic and elegant…very well done

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