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Project by Jaeyoel Park posted 03-12-2009 06:36 AM 2619 views 9 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, Every woodworker.

It past 1 year since my last posting.
Long time, no see.

I made this without any electric power,
just as a trial for myslef.
and I’m so happy and proud of me that I could do it.

I posted the whole procedures at my english blog. ( http://gahyunsdaddy.blogspot.com/ )
and I’m posting here too. ( http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/airjack/blog/7938 )
you could see more still images

See and give me your advise or question of me.
Thanks.

Wood : Cherry , Chamjook(Korean , butterfly key)
Dimension : 1350(L) X 650(D) X 400(H) mm
joinery : tapered sliding dovetail / tenon&mortise / butterfly key
Finishing : Not yet ( I’ll use tung oil )

-- Falling in love with wood... J. Park , South Korea





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woodworm

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#1 posted 03-12-2009 06:57 AM

Very nice sofa table. I like the legs, they are so beautiful. Great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Jaeyoel Park

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#2 posted 03-12-2009 07:37 AM

Woodworm :)
thanks for your nice words.
The pattern(symbol) of the leg is one of the Korean traditional one representing “Bat”,
desiring “bearing many young”.
I love this leg, too.

-- Falling in love with wood... J. Park , South Korea

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sharad

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#3 posted 03-12-2009 08:13 AM

Jaeyoel, I saw your blog and was happy to see several pictures of your table in making. I congratulate you for not using any electrical equipment but only hand tools. That shows your skill and patience. The design of the legs is very attractive and meaningful. I am impressed by the perfect cutting of the curves in the leg with scroll saw and your dovetail joinery. Hope to see more such projects from you.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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Junji

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#4 posted 03-12-2009 09:19 AM

Wow, this is great. I would never imagine that this could build without electric tools if you don’t tell me. I wish I could do the same…

-- Junji Sugita from Japan, http://tetra.blog12.fc2.com/

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 03-12-2009 11:15 AM

Some great work. I like the style of this one.

It would not be the same without the arch in the bottom stretcher. I like how the design in the legs takes the eye up to the butterfly key, which you left standing proud – nice effect.

Don’t stay away for so long!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Todd Thomas

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#6 posted 03-12-2009 01:26 PM

Well Done…it looks beautiful….love the natural look…good job..

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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Francisco Luna

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#7 posted 03-12-2009 02:07 PM

A fortiori, is to be proud and happy….
Gourgeous Table, beautiful design.

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 03-12-2009 02:41 PM

Very impressive!

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

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Cory

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#9 posted 03-12-2009 02:54 PM

That is an impressive piece of craftsmanship. Nice job.

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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angelis

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#10 posted 03-12-2009 03:26 PM

Great looking piece, love the lega and the curve on the stretcher.

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gbvinc

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#11 posted 03-12-2009 03:31 PM

Very nice! I like the style and the use of the butterfly!

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WoodSpanker

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#12 posted 03-12-2009 05:02 PM

How cool is that… all by hand. :) Job wll done!

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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a1Jim

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#13 posted 03-12-2009 05:51 PM

Very nice traditional wood working a wonderful design .

Thanks for sharing
Jim

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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martin007

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#14 posted 03-12-2009 09:35 PM

WOW, all hand made, that something to be really proud of.

-- Martin, Gatineau, Québec

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blackcherry

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#15 posted 03-13-2009 05:33 AM

Nice work , nice therapy and a very special piece….Blkcherry

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