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Project by Bmwood posted 09-22-2014 02:35 PM 1542 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a cherry demilune table with curly maple veneer finished with shellac. It was a project from a class I took with Phil Lowe a master and true gentleman.





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Matt in Franklin

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#1 posted 09-22-2014 02:45 PM

very beautiful! I have a couple questions:

First, for the arched front panels, did you bend them or did you carve them out on a bandsaw?

Second, I see the miters in the corner of each panel. Are the four sides of the panel separate pieces?

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Bmwood

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#2 posted 09-22-2014 03:03 PM

the curve is created by bricklaying popular and then cutting the curve on a bandsaw. There are 3 separate panels in between the legs which are mortised and tenoned in the back and in the front with a bridal joint

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#3 posted 09-22-2014 05:06 PM

excellent table, really beautiful! compliments on your craftsmanship!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#4 posted 09-22-2014 06:44 PM

Sweet, what amazing detail

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#5 posted 09-22-2014 11:29 PM

Extremely nice. I love your table. Can you explain what you mean by “bricklaying”? I would love to have an opportunity to sit under Phil’s instruction. Thanks for posting.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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exit116

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#6 posted 09-23-2014 02:10 AM

very nice, thanks for posting.

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