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Project by DocsDesigns posted 02-24-2020 12:54 AM 625 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest live-edge table was delivered this evening. This one being a 60×32x2” monkeypod slab atop one of my custom-designed table bases. The slab sounds somewhat small due to the client having a smaller dining area adjacent to the kitchen. However, this table does seat 6 comfortably. The slab itself features very straight grain, thankfully with no cracks that needed repair, and was topped with Rubio Monocoat Pure. (We put a small amount of mineral oil on it for the pics to give it some luster.)

The base is a custom-designed splayed leg profile, with each leg being laminated 8/4 sections that are template routed. Each stretcher is mortised thru each leg and draw-bored for added strength. Each leg pair/stretcher is half-lapped at 90-degrees to each other to create the base, and 1 stretcher is shorter than the other, thereby giving it an elliptical profile, accommodating the narrow slab.

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swirt

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#1 posted 02-24-2020 02:14 AM

That looks great. The wood is amazing and I really like your leg design. Well done.

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

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#2 posted 02-24-2020 03:40 PM

beautiful table love monkeypod,and a great base design.

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

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#3 posted 02-24-2020 11:21 PM

Very cool table. Well done.

-- Petey

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#4 posted 02-29-2020 02:54 PM

love the table and the design and the monkey pod is awesome i second what all the other comments say great work

-- eric underwood

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