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Arts and Crafts Style Pool Table - Video Series #1: The massive leg columns

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Blog entry by John Nixon posted 07-06-2007 01:31 AM 1236 reads 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This 10 minute video focuses on the columns that make up the leg system for the Arts and Crafts pool table. The hollow columns are constructed using the Lock Miter bit on the router table.

The video covers: An introduction to the pool table leg design.
Setup and use of the lock miter bit
A special treatment for the outside corner of the columns. Although constructed from quartersawn white oak plywood, the columns take on the look of a solid timber because of the corner chamfer treatment.

The sturdy columns form the foundation of the pool table and begin this exciting video series.

For more info, or to view the video in a larger size, visit:
http://www.eaglelakewoodworking.com/index.htm?pooltable.htm

-- John Nixon - Buffalo, NY - http://www.EagleLakeWoodworking.com



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#1 posted 07-06-2007 03:02 AM

Great stuff John!

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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#2 posted 07-08-2007 06:42 AM

Keep it coming! Enjoyed every minute.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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