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Blog series by Lee A. Jesberger updated 1482 days ago 4 parts 26136 reads 115 comments total

Part 1: Making Demilune Tables

2598 days ago by Lee A. Jesberger | 27 comments »

As you may have guessed, I make many of these tables. The practice is needed, and the combinations of woods make it very interesting. These were all made from the plexiglass templates shown. By using these templates, I can make these tops very quickly. I also have other shapes that are more complicated, which I’ll post at another time. Lee

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Part 2: Scalloped Front Demilune

2248 days ago by Lee A. Jesberger | 31 comments »

I started a new Style demilune table some time ago, but keep getting side tracked. A.D.D., I think. I made a plexiglass template for this one since it makes building them easier, and reproducing a piece of cake. The normal way for me to build a curved front apron is with bendy board over a form, and then put in the vacuum bag for a few hours. This one I made using M.D.F., using small pieces and “laying them up like a brick wall”. Just different sized pieces on every other...

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Part 3: Demilune Table

1489 days ago by Lee A. Jesberger | 27 comments »

Another Demilune Table. This one has a crotch Mahogany Top, with solid Mahogany legs. The legs have a little detail, just to spice them up a bit. I used a jig to cut the cove in the leg bottoms, and to cut dado’s in for a bead molding. While a dado blade in the table saw would work for the dado’s, it wouldn’t do the cove. So, I used a simple jig to do both. I used 2 layers of 3/8” bendy board for the apron, glued up in the vacuum bag, and unibond 800 Ures Resin ...

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Part 4: Crotch Mahogany Demilune Table

1482 days ago by Lee A. Jesberger | 30 comments »

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. Thanks for looking. Lee

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