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Maple dining table

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Project by Javed Akhtar posted 08-01-2015 06:11 AM 1554 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table started life as some leftover maple hardwood flooring. I had been wanting to build a dining table for myself for a while, but needed something compact, since I have a fairly small living space. I’m also generally drawn to the clean, straight lines of mid-century modern furniture.

I decided on a round table that would seat 4 if needed, but just two on a regular basis. I did the final assembly in my condo, since my shop is about a 15-minute drive away, and I can’t fit a fully-assembled table into my car.

-- Javed Akhtar, Vancouver BC, https://www.instagram.com/akhtarwoodshop/





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#1 posted 08-01-2015 03:12 PM

Very nice Javed. Your glue up on the top looks killer.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 08-01-2015 10:28 PM

great job!

-- Greg Simon

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#3 posted 08-02-2015 12:46 AM

Beautiful dining table! I’m sure you’ll enjoy many happy meals around it!

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

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