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Project by scottv11 posted 05-20-2011 10:05 PM 3584 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An early project of mine. It was a gift for my folks on their 50th wedding anniversary





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patron

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#1 posted 05-21-2011 02:40 AM

nice and clean

great finish too

i bet the folks
are very happy too

welcome to LJ’s

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 05-21-2011 05:48 AM

This table could magically appear in an Auguste Renoir painting , and feel right at home . Wonderful proportions ( esp. the legs )...no corners….nice colours .
Looks great outdoors also.; ready for a garden party…......no table cloth needed .

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#3 posted 05-22-2011 04:25 AM

love the choices of wood….great contrast. makes me want to go surfing :) really nice job!!!

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#4 posted 05-23-2011 01:26 AM

Very nice, doing something similar in canary wood and walnut. Really want to send you a message about it but I’m new and have to post 5 times first :-( How did you cut the slots in the top for the legs? A dado blade? Also did you cut the slots before you glued it up?

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#5 posted 05-23-2011 01:40 AM

Nice mix of wood, however I like the way you inserted the table legs into the table top.
Good Job
Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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scottv11

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#6 posted 05-23-2011 06:22 PM

thanks for all the kind words. I cut the slots in the top after glueup but before cutting the curves. I used the already made tennon tho mark the mortise which I cut with a backsaw and cleaned up with a chisel.

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#7 posted 01-26-2012 12:54 AM

Nice lines, Well done

Guy

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#8 posted 01-26-2012 01:22 AM

What types of wood did you use there? They look sharp together.

-- Tommy, ---- It's Never Crowded On the Extra Mile.

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#9 posted 11-02-2016 04:26 PM

Very nicely done. How did you finish it?

-- John

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#10 posted 11-03-2016 03:22 AM

WOW …......very nice finish …....... GREAT JOB

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#11 posted 11-23-2016 03:05 AM

very impressive table!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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