Floating Table Top

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Project by Wingstress posted 04-24-2015 03:08 AM 2476 views 20 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This floating table top hallway table is sort of a tribute to all the wonderful woodworkers on lumberjocks and the inspiration they provide. I was sitting around trying to think of a table design for my entry hallway so I started looking through my favorites. I hadn’t been in my favorites for about a year so there were many pages to flip through. Special thanks go out to RS woodworks, dougw, and KWdriver for their wonderful pieces. You will be able to see aspects of all of them throughout my table.

RS Woodworks for the unique way he held his jewelry box up

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dougw for the double floating table top idea

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and KWDriver for the cool leg design

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Thanks again lumberjocks

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT

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#1 posted 04-24-2015 03:13 AM

This looks great, love the joinery and style.

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#2 posted 04-24-2015 11:22 AM

very nice & I like that you gave credit to others for the “help” along the way..good on you. quite an interesting table, and i have a question. Do you have any worry that the big top will move/distort over time? Lots of hanging in air, there.

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#3 posted 04-24-2015 11:38 AM

Very nice. Love the top and the contrast between the “gravitas” feel of the upper part of the table and the delicate feel of the lower shelf. My design tried to convey an airy, light feel by having negative space everywhere. Thanks for the shout out.

-- Doug, Georgia

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#4 posted 04-24-2015 01:24 PM

looks great

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#5 posted 04-24-2015 04:30 PM

I really like your details and design. Well executed!

-- -David -- Lubbock, TX

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#6 posted 04-24-2015 05:55 PM

Gorgeous piece! I love the legs and the way you floated both the shelf and the top. Great work!

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#7 posted 04-24-2015 06:25 PM

Nice job on the grain matching. Really a nice piece

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#8 posted 04-24-2015 10:18 PM

Great looking piece. I added it to my favorites.

-- Ric, Mazomanie

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#9 posted 04-25-2015 12:16 AM

Great looking hall table—I love that slab!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#10 posted 04-26-2015 01:39 PM

A super beautiful build Tom.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 04-27-2015 07:22 PM

Wow, wow, wow. A wonderful flow to this piece, so quietly elegant and balanced. What great execution.
Just fantastic.

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#12 posted 07-19-2015 04:46 PM

really nice table! – now this is going in MY favorites :)

-- Greg Simon

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