Floating Hall Table

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Project by descolada posted 11-23-2013 11:20 PM 1661 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built in the spring, this bubinga hall table is my design but inspired by two fine woodworking articles from last year (floating hall table, and inlay cutting boards). The inlay is a mix of various woods in my scrap bin: walnut, maple. padouk, and purpleheart.

There were a whole lot of firsts for me in this project and it ended up as one of my favorites so far. I practiced the inlay a few times with scrap poplar boards before the technique clicked. Once you get it, it is actually pretty easy.

Hope you all like it.


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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 11-23-2013 11:45 PM

Beautiful job you did on that table. A piece to be proud of!!!!!!!!!!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 11-24-2013 12:12 AM

Very nice table…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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David Dean

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#3 posted 11-24-2013 12:24 AM

nice work.

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#4 posted 11-24-2013 01:24 AM

Great job, absolutely love the inlay

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#5 posted 11-24-2013 02:21 PM

nice work

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#6 posted 11-24-2013 10:46 PM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting!


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#7 posted 11-25-2013 09:45 PM

looks really nice, great wood. It looks like the router had a little mind of it’s own on the start of the one inlay

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#8 posted 11-26-2013 04:39 AM

Thanks all.

On the last inlay the router didn’t get away from me, it just followed an updated template. The update just happened to be in the shape of a clamp getting in the way of the router base. ;-)

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#9 posted 11-26-2013 02:36 PM

that is a wonderful design feature! :)

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#10 posted 11-27-2013 05:17 PM

Looks great, like the floating design, the inlays and the beautiful mix of woods. Great work!

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