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Eric’s West Side Woodworks Trapezoid Base River Slab Table

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Project by Fleamo posted 10-28-2021 01:45 AM 540 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used part of an oak slab I got from a friend with a slab cutter mobile band saw unit. Sliced it and poured epoxy with copper Alumilite mixed in to create the “river”. Added some gem stones in a knot hole with clear epoxy. For the legs I made two trapezoidal supports out of paduak.

-- Visit the forest and appreciate the source of our craft’s raw material.





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swirt

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#1 posted 10-28-2021 02:11 AM

Nice work. I like how you matched the river color to the leg color.

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

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G5Flyr

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#2 posted 10-28-2021 01:40 PM

Great project. Thanks for posting. How did you join the leg pieces to make the trapezoid? The only success I have had with trapezoidal legs is pocket holes. I’ve tried bridle joints and dowel joints to no avail.

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#3 posted 10-28-2021 01:41 PM

good looking table

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Fleamo

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#4 posted 10-28-2021 09:23 PM

G5Flyr, Thanks for your comment. The 47 and 43 degree corner joints were drilled with countersinks. I used a jig and clamps to hold them in place after applying epoxy and fastening two #10 2 1/2” square drive screws in each corner. Nice Gulfstream!

-- Visit the forest and appreciate the source of our craft’s raw material.

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#5 posted 11-07-2021 01:58 AM

Beautiful! Somehow, I missed this.

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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