Table for Mom

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Project by mzmac posted 05-26-2008 05:38 AM 2149 views 8 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this out of Maple and Elm?. The maple came from the drop offs of a kitchen doors project. The Elm? was the first tree that I used my bandsaw to resaw. I build this table for fun and my Mother took one look at it and seized it for herself.

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#1 posted 05-26-2008 06:09 AM

Looks pretty cool! I really like the design.

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

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#2 posted 05-26-2008 06:22 AM

The legs and the tabletop just complement each other very well…simple but elegant nice project…Blkcherry

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#3 posted 05-26-2008 06:27 AM

A very nice piece, cant blame Mom for siezing it.


-- We have but one chance at every moment that passes by

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#4 posted 05-26-2008 06:29 AM

Fantastic design and execution, I really like it!

-- Matt Gradwohl, Upper Cut Woodworks,

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#5 posted 05-26-2008 10:15 AM

Really like that table top. Nice looking table design.

-- Bob

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Scott Bryan

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#6 posted 05-26-2008 01:42 PM

This is a nice piece. And making it from “scrap” and self-milled wood adds a wonderful element to the construction.

Well done.

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

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#7 posted 05-26-2008 02:40 PM

The top is outstanding and well complimented by those legs. Is this your design or from a plan?

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#8 posted 05-26-2008 03:00 PM

great looking table, the top really draws attention and the legs are an eye catcher.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#9 posted 05-26-2008 03:01 PM

I can see why your mother confiscated it. Nice job. Thank you for sharing it.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#10 posted 05-26-2008 09:31 PM

”Mother took one look at it and seized it for herself” – and here I though that you just made it for her. LOL.
Very nice work and I love the design – I can appreciate what she saw in it.

-- "Have you hugged your pet today?" ---------- Larry

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#11 posted 05-27-2008 06:01 AM

Yep, that is one sweet table. I can see why Mom seized it!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#12 posted 05-27-2008 06:03 AM

smart mom…that is a nice table…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#13 posted 05-27-2008 04:13 PM

very nice…your Mom knows quality when she sees it ! the grain is fantastic in the top : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#14 posted 05-27-2008 11:24 PM

I can see why Mom snatched it up.

Thanks for the post

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#15 posted 08-31-2008 06:14 AM

very nice dude

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