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Getting started.

1593 days ago by Builder_Bob | 3 comments »

I recently finished building a federal style card table loosely patterned after the plan in FWW issue #59, “Federal Card Table” by Michael Dunbar. That table in turn is based on a piece from the period, thought to be from Baltimore. I still consider myself a newbie, and was shocked at how well the finished table came out! Now I’m going to make a second table with a few improvements. If you’d like to follow along I can promise you that we will take an interesting and unconve...

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Octagon Gaming Table #1: Maple Octagon Gaming Table with Inlaid Walnut and Maple Chessboard and SketchUp

1654 days ago by Roger Gaborski | 0 comments »

I recently discussed with a potential client the design of an octagon gaming table with an inlaid chessboard. After giving the design more thought I created a 3D model in SketchUp and emailed the client several views of the table. SketchUp proved to be a valuable tool for visualizing the table for both myself and my client resulting in a confirmation of the order. The span of the table will be 34”. The chessboard will be Peruvian Walnut and Maple with a Mahogany border. The shelf und...

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A Hepplewhite style Federal game table in six days, PIX.

2172 days ago by John Fry | 13 comments »

A while back I posted a project that I did in my shop in California with my woodworking friend Jack Hutchison from Houston, TX. Here is that post: A Krenov Inspired Cabinet on Stand in Six Days We completed that cabinet during a six day visit by Jack. Our agreement was that at some future date, I would go to Houston and we’d do another six day project in his shop. So….I arrived at Jack’s and we completed a much more complicated piece in another six day time frame and here it is………....

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Game Tables #1: Plans needed for Reversible Inlaid Backgammon & Chess Table

2295 days ago by SoulDoctor | 2 comments »

Does anyone have plans for a reversible inlaid backgammon and chess table? My husband is retiring soon December of 08) and I wood like to make this for him. I already have two chairs that have great bones and are the appropriate size. I picked them up at a secondhand store for $9.99 each and will being upholestering them soon. Thanks for everyone’s help. This is my first blog ever, so you know I must be desperate.

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