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Project by kiwisharyn posted 1877 days ago 1660 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Based on a table by James Krenov – nothing wrong with aiming high is there? I altered the design by making a four part floating top and using the construction glue-up to add a contrasting strip of swamp matai. Timber is all ex 4×2 pine ‘stolen’ from the carpentry workshop, all second hand rafters complete with lots of 4” nails.

My main aim was to play with a couple of hand tools new to me, spokeshave and compass plane. This pine version started out as a practice run, supposed to be quick-and-dirty but ended up just fine so I never made the supposed real one.

I added a little veneer motif to each leg, mahogony and pine, to tie into the diamond on the top.

If I make this again (and I probably will) I’ll try a three part top (similar stripe) and three legs.

-- ... must be time for a cup of tea and a sit-down





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 1877 days ago

Nice proto type :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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CreekWoodworker

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#2 posted 1877 days ago

Nice table, if this is practice… game on!

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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kiwi1969

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#3 posted 1877 days ago

Who knew Radiata pine could look so good!

-- if the hand is not working it is not a pure hand

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daltxguy

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#4 posted 1877 days ago

i had the same thoughts as Kiwi1969 about the radiata. I’m encouraged because I have 22 Ha of the stuff and I just bought a Peterson sawmill and some of the trees are already millable size.
Table looks great! Nicely done.

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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daveintexas

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#5 posted 1876 days ago

Your table is very nice and I really like the contrast with the inlay.

Thanks for posting

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andyboy

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#6 posted 1876 days ago

Expect more great things from this girl. If this is the beginning Kiwi….I can’t wait to what is to come.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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