Ebonized Curved Legs

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Project by Arthouse posted 06-29-2015 01:23 AM 1239 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used 4/4 quartered sawn red oak for three laminations 2 1/4 ’’ thick. Cut the curved legs and layed them out for doweling . I had to make a squared rectangular piece spacer doweled to all four legs. I then made a 84’’ round red oak top .I then used a heavy bodied stain all most black. Sealed with conversion varnish medium rub finish. Then I soldered an aluminum strip all the way around. I then contracted a leather granite top for a the top surface for an a contemporary look with view. All this and heaven too.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart

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#1 posted 06-29-2015 01:38 AM

Wow, fantastic craftsmanship. Beautiful end product. What valley do you overlook?

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#2 posted 06-29-2015 01:59 AM

this is a beautiful table , i like the way you finished the top, i wanted to ask what happened to the table you were making for the church….where are you with that project…

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#3 posted 06-29-2015 02:26 AM

Another first class project!

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#4 posted 06-29-2015 02:41 AM

Very nice!

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 06-29-2015 11:43 PM

Very NICE – COOL – Elegant…

The top doesn’t look like leather…

84” table or 48”?

Can’t see the aluminum part either… must be small…
Edit: YES! There it is bottom ring around top… VERY COOL!

Very nice job…. Have you ever used India Ink (really black stuff)??

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#6 posted 07-01-2015 03:16 AM

A great looking piece. Well done.

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