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I finaly got the chance to get this table completed.

I didn’t like the way the legs looked, so I decided to add gold leaf to them. Made a big difference. The table looks much better with it.

I used an imitation gold leaf, since I had some on hand. It looks good.

Crotch Mahogany Demilune Table,with gold leaf accents

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Thanks for looking.

Lee

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1444 days ago

wow Lee
This is an outstanding table, beautiful ,just exquisite ,It sure shows your high level of woodworking expertize.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 1444 days ago

Thank you very much, Jim.

Lee

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#3 posted 1444 days ago

Nice touch lee. I had completely forgotten about how good a touch of leaf can be.
Perfect solution to a leg that’s getting a bit long.

Cheers

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 1444 days ago

Thanks Bob;

It’s something I forget about too.

Lee

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PurpLev

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#5 posted 1444 days ago

As usual – beautiful work Lee. thanks for posting. always nice to see such work, and always nice to see what you’re working on.

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#6 posted 1444 days ago

That little table turned out beautifully, Lee. And you’re right.. the gold leaf was the perfect touch to set it off. Very attractive. And your top fanned pieces are perfect. Thanks for sharing that!

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#7 posted 1444 days ago

Beautiful table. Nice job on that baby.

Like everything you do.

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tinnman65

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#8 posted 1444 days ago

Great Table Lee, that gold leaf looks great. It’s the little touches like that gold leaf that turn a very nice table into a great table, I’m still trying to learn those little things,thanks for another lesson. Do you add the leaf after you put the finish on or is it done before.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#9 posted 1444 days ago

Real nice table Lee .Excellent workmanship.

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#10 posted 1444 days ago

Great looking table!!

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#11 posted 1444 days ago

Hi Sharon;

Thank you for the kind words.

Lee

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#12 posted 1444 days ago

Thanks Barb.

Lee

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#13 posted 1444 days ago

Hi Karson;

Thank you my friend.

Lee

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#14 posted 1444 days ago

Hi Paul,

Thank you. The gold leaf is put on after the finish, but before the final coat of lacquer. (Between coats), That way it won’t tarnish.

Lee

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#15 posted 1444 days ago

Thank you wchips and Matt.

Lee

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