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Project by Thom Forrest posted 02-17-2015 01:21 AM 2248 views 13 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hall table i made for my son’s wedding present from plans that were in an woodworking magazine. I will check my fills and credit the desighner. The floating top is ribbon sepele with a little refined edge in the back. Frame is hard maple and i paid close attention to how the grain in the legs was oriented in all four legs. The strecher mimics the arch of the top edge and is fitted with some wedged tennons for some interesting detail. the finish is a thinned poly whipe on. I had some extra maple left over so I cut an extra set of legs and will make another table when I find the right piece for the top.

-- TPF





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Popsnsons

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#1 posted 02-17-2015 01:48 AM

Great design and workmanship. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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Limberlumber

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#2 posted 02-17-2015 03:52 AM

I like the design of the legs, I will try to see whether it will work on pine wood

nice work!

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 02-17-2015 10:56 AM

Very nice hall table Thom….I really like the legs, very nice design. Excellent job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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Puffball

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#4 posted 02-17-2015 01:04 PM

Nice – I like the floating top.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 02-17-2015 01:08 PM

Superb job Thom.

I bet the bride and groom were thrilled with it.

Lee

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gbinco

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#6 posted 02-17-2015 05:43 PM

Beautiful! Nice details and love the combo.

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kennymac

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#7 posted 02-17-2015 07:45 PM

Really nice, that is beautiful. Very nice work there.

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hotncold

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#8 posted 02-17-2015 09:11 PM

That is beautiful. Very nice!!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#9 posted 02-17-2015 09:31 PM

great work

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#10 posted 02-17-2015 10:36 PM

Thats a beautiful table! Wow! I really like the leg design and wood selection!

Welcome to Lumberjacks!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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NormG

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#11 posted 02-18-2015 04:07 AM

Awesome, job on this table, I am sure it will be passed down

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 02-18-2015 04:43 PM

This turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Thom Forrest

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#13 posted 02-18-2015 09:49 PM

Thank yo uto all for yor comments. I have checked my files and the design is by Ricard Jones a very fine craftman and designer. The design was published in the Feb. 2000 edition of Wooworker Journal. For those of you wishing to build this table the article is very well done and the detailed.

-- TPF

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#14 posted 02-20-2015 09:30 PM

This is a work of art. That sapele is gorgeous and the legs are incredible! Fantastic Job!

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