Communion Table

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Project by DocK16 posted 02-04-2008 06:52 AM 3172 views 4 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this table several weeks ago. It is my first large project using the Legacy Ornamental Mill. (I plan on writing a review of this tool/machine soon, but I wanted to get a little more use before hand.) This is a Communion Table (obviously) for a local church (commissioned no less, wow). Built with quarter and rift sawn white oak. The left and right legs have a counter rotating rope spirals. I also used the Legacy to cut the mortises in the legs. The “carved” lettering is routed in after the edges are scored with various carving chisels.

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#1 posted 02-04-2008 07:08 AM

Very nice table, I really like the legs. The white oak is great looking. Great job!

-- Davesfunwoodworking

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#2 posted 02-04-2008 07:21 AM

Beautiful work mate, “In remembrance of me…” ?

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#3 posted 02-04-2008 07:25 AM

Very nice looking. That legacy does come in handy when you need it, huh?

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 02-04-2008 07:33 AM

Luke 22:19

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#5 posted 02-04-2008 07:34 AM

You’re right Gary It can do things no other machine will do.

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#6 posted 02-04-2008 10:09 AM

Very nice table, the legs make it rather special.

-- Marge, Colorado

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#7 posted 02-04-2008 11:12 AM

That is a really nice looking table – I like the legs, the finish and the carving is not too shabby either. Good job.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#8 posted 02-04-2008 12:00 PM

Beautiful Communion table Dock.

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#9 posted 02-04-2008 12:04 PM

Beautiful table. I’ll have to look into the Legacy. Never seen it before.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#10 posted 02-04-2008 12:39 PM

Nice piece of joinery & great bit of turning. I like it.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 02-04-2008 01:39 PM

beautiful…... looks like it belongs in a church :) So, well done!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#12 posted 02-04-2008 02:07 PM

Dock this is a gorgeous table. The turnings really set this piece apart.

How did you finish it?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#13 posted 02-04-2008 03:12 PM

Beautiful table -great detail work!

-- Spread love with our work

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#14 posted 02-04-2008 03:19 PM


Outstanding work on a very worthy project!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#15 posted 02-04-2008 03:25 PM

Beautiful work Doc, They will be very proud of this table…excellent work.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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