Curved leg console table

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Project by Alan posted 04-13-2008 01:26 AM 2676 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is almost all veneer, except for the edge around the top. The legs were made of mahogany veneer over 1/8” MDF, over 3/8” bending ply. I made 2 opposing sides for each leg. The 2 sides were glued to end pieces, which were also veneered to make the legs look like they’re solid wood all the way around. See more of my work at

-- Alan Carter,

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#1 posted 04-13-2008 01:38 AM

A very attractive piece!

-- John, Chisel and Bit Custom Crafted Furniture,

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#2 posted 04-13-2008 01:49 AM

simply beautiful!!

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#3 posted 04-13-2008 02:10 AM


This is another gorgeous piece.

thanks for the post.

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

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#4 posted 04-13-2008 02:37 AM

Good work, Alan!!

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#5 posted 04-13-2008 02:56 AM

Very nice piece of furniture.

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

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#6 posted 04-13-2008 03:59 AM

very nice alan, i love the pieces on your web site. I have a couple questions if thats ok? are all your pieces veenered,and how do you finish your pieces,they look great.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#7 posted 04-13-2008 04:23 PM

That is really sharp. What’s the top veneer? Is that mahogany too? It sort of looks like lacewood but I’ve seen some mahogany almost that nice too.
Just curouis but this is the 2nd project post I’ve seen this week for a console table. I’ve probnably been under a rock but hadn’t heard that term before. What makes it a console table? Something in the design, or something related to a function?

-- Use the fence Luke

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#8 posted 04-13-2008 06:31 PM

Thanks to all who posted kind comments. Much appreciated. More stuff coming soon.

-- Alan Carter,

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#9 posted 04-22-2009 06:50 AM

another great table

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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