LumberJocks

Floating Top Table

  • Advertise with us
Project by GMatheson posted 05-22-2014 04:40 PM 1048 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a floating top table I made for a friend. The base is painted poplar and the top is walnut. The legs are curved and tapered and the apron is attached with mortise and tenon joinery. I would say that 90% of the work was done with hand tools but the finish was sprayed with my HVLP.

Here are a few in progress pics

-- Greg in Ontario, Canada





8 comments so far

View TechTeacher04's profile

TechTeacher04

217 posts in 374 days


#1 posted 05-22-2014 04:46 PM

What brand is your sprayer? Nice clean lines. Thanks

View GMatheson's profile

GMatheson

470 posts in 1812 days


#2 posted 05-22-2014 04:53 PM

It’s a Graco HVLP 2500. Works great with lacquers but it does not like to spray paint.

-- Greg in Ontario, Canada

View mcoyfrog's profile

mcoyfrog

3644 posts in 2437 days


#3 posted 05-22-2014 06:36 PM

Sweet

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

View Brit's profile

Brit

5525 posts in 1685 days


#4 posted 05-22-2014 09:41 PM

Very nice build Greg. I like the contrast between the painted base and the walnut top.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

View GMatheson's profile

GMatheson

470 posts in 1812 days


#5 posted 05-22-2014 10:41 PM

Thank. I needed something light to seperate the top from the walnut floors that it will be sitting on or else I feel it would have all blended together.

-- Greg in Ontario, Canada

View Rick's profile

Rick

8104 posts in 1875 days


#6 posted 05-23-2014 06:22 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed Greg! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

12566 posts in 1948 days


#7 posted 05-23-2014 11:44 AM

Great looking table!..............Jim

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

View BigRedKnothead's profile

BigRedKnothead

6500 posts in 825 days


#8 posted 05-23-2014 06:20 PM

I dig your style man. Nice job.

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com