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Project by Adam Weis posted 2098 days ago 3214 views 43 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is loosely based off of one I saw in a fine woodworking issue from the 80’s. The wood for it cost an arm and a leg but it came out great.

-- Adam, http://adamweisfurniture.com





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bfd

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#1 posted 2098 days ago

Adam,

This is truly an amazing design and well executed. I know how much teak can set you back having used it in past projects but you did it justice. Again, beautiful design. Really like the bevel on the top and the leg shape is almost identical to my current project that I am working on and blogging (Asian inspired side table). Together with the teak those elements set this piece off.

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mtnwild

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#2 posted 2098 days ago

Yes it did! Nice lines, good design, great craftsmanship. Beautiful.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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FlWoodRat

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#3 posted 2098 days ago

Very nicely done. I wonder how it would look with the top ‘bevel side’ down. Did you consider that option?

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 2098 days ago

Just beautiful!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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woodworm

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#5 posted 2098 days ago

I like the design very much. Great job.
The natural teak wood colour too, is pleasing.
Thanks for sharing.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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ShannonRogers

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#6 posted 2098 days ago

Really nice. I love the bevel to the top and the leg shape. I have been toying with a Greene & Greene coffee table design in my head that has similar legs. What are the dimensions at the widest part? Also, how are your tools after working that much teak? You must have some sharpening to do.

-- The Hand Tool School is Open for Business! Check out my blog and podcast "The Renaissance Woodworker" at www.renaissancewoodworker.com

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aaronmolloy

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#7 posted 2098 days ago

Pretty dam good design i love it !!

-- A. Molloy

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Devin

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#8 posted 2098 days ago

That’s a beautiful design, well done.

-- If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?

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EternalDesign

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#9 posted 2098 days ago

love this one.. good work man.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design http://www.eternal-furniture.com

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Bigbuck

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#10 posted 2098 days ago

Very nice, I love the design

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Grumpy

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#11 posted 2098 days ago

Great design & workmanship Adam.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Dan'um Style

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#12 posted 2098 days ago

WOW
This is really nice.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Kerry

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#13 posted 2098 days ago

That’s a great looking table. I think I’d like the top ‘upside down too’, but either way it’s really nice.

Kerry

-- Alberta, Canada

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Damian Penney

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#14 posted 2098 days ago

Really nicely executed, the proportions and feel of this piece of spot on, love it.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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Budgie

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#15 posted 2098 days ago

Nice job.

-- Bud, Central Square, NY, http://thepostnbeam.blogspot.com/

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