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Solid Oak Top, dyed with Ruby Ox Blood and Jacobean dye, Base is Poplar for Barn Red and Pitch Black Milk Paint, Wax finish, lightly sanded for distressed look, top has Poly finish.

-- ehinspeter@msn.com





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degoose

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#1 posted 1841 days ago

Nice solid table.. good job but the legs look a little dainty for the chunkiness of the piece IMHO
Welcome and enjoy the journey!

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janice

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#2 posted 1841 days ago

I think the legs look great. I love this table. Wish it was mine.

-- Janice

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hinspeter

21 posts in 1841 days


#3 posted 1840 days ago

Thanks for the comments. I agree the legs may be a little “dainty”. I made them out of 16/4 lumber and tried to keep them as big as I could. After the fact, I thought if I made the base bigger so the top would not overhang as much it would have looked better…better luck next time.

-- ehinspeter@msn.com

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1840 days ago

Unique table

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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HarleySoftailDeuce

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#5 posted 1840 days ago

I like it! Nice work ! Boy, you sure are a busy woman in the shop.

Paul

-- Paul, Bristol,Rhode Island

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hinspeter

21 posts in 1841 days


#6 posted 1840 days ago

Sorry for the confusion. I’m not a woman. Just a guy that happens to be gay and passionate about woodworking, gardening, my partner and my pets. Thanks go to State of MA for recognizing my relationship with my partner. I know there are not a lot of woodworkers out there that happen to be gay but it would be nice to hear from them… for that matter, I don’t care if you are gay or not, I really just want to expand my knowledge of furniture making…

-- ehinspeter@msn.com

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Bloonose

49 posts in 2152 days


#7 posted 1839 days ago

Very nice, proportions are perfect IMHO! It would look nice with a Cherry top too, again IMO. Would look great if made taller etc as a dining Table? Keep up making you seem to have a good eye for design :)

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CDAWWGG

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#8 posted 1836 days ago

Those legs definitely don’t seem under sized for that table. The taper is kind of extreme but I think that the semi-bowling pin shape works well with it. Very nice table!

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