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Project by Asher posted 07-16-2009 12:11 AM 1883 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a table I built at work for my newly elected boss. The mayor’s old conference table was plastic laminate. So this was quite an improvement. The table tops are two pieces of plywood ( 1 pcs 1/2 birch for bottom & 1 pcs 3/4 walnut) laminated together.There is a 2” band of walnut solid stock splined and glued to the edge of the two tops. There is also a 8’ 3” radius on each end.The legs are a basic narrow plywood box with 5/8 thick frrames laminated to it. Then trim and base mold is added. The aprons fit into mortises in the 5/8 frames. They are bolted together though the box into threaded inserts in the aprons.Ther is also a small access door for the wiring for thr data port in the tables top. It was stain with a laquer based stain( heritage cherry I believe). Two coats of shelac and three to four coats of precat laquer. Hope you guys enjoy as much as the mayor is.





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Julian

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#1 posted 07-16-2009 01:09 AM

Very nice looking table. It looks very functional, and well built

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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#2 posted 07-16-2009 01:17 AM

Hey Asher
This is one fine conference table ,A great use of ply and fine details really a super table so well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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cabinetmaster

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#3 posted 07-16-2009 01:20 AM

Great job. I really like the looks of the table and the way it was constructed. Nice finish and detail.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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ND2ELK

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#4 posted 07-16-2009 02:09 AM

Great looking table. You did a very nice job on this piece. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 07-16-2009 02:16 AM

Very nice work.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#6 posted 07-16-2009 02:52 AM

Nice looking table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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RBWoodworker

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#7 posted 07-16-2009 03:13 AM

Beautiful..just beautiful!!!!!

-- Randall Child http://www.racfurniture.com/

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huff

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#8 posted 07-16-2009 03:44 AM

Super looking table! Great finish.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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CSlabon

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#9 posted 07-16-2009 03:47 AM

Looks great.

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Dan Hux

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#10 posted 07-16-2009 03:57 AM

great looking table..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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#11 posted 07-16-2009 04:05 AM

Gorgeous overall …I really like the radiused ends and very nice profile on the sides.: ) Thanks for the construction details !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#12 posted 07-16-2009 01:24 PM

Hey Asher,
That is one nice table, great design and finish…....very well done.

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aurora

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#13 posted 07-16-2009 06:47 PM

Asher, great table ! seems the mayor needs to proclaim a woodworkers day for your city.

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hasbeen99

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#14 posted 07-17-2009 01:18 AM

VERY nice job! And for the mayor? Wow, impressive! Hopefully his administration will be as good as the table you built for him. :o)

-- "The only thing that counts is faith, expressing itself in love." --Galatians 5:6

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Routerisstillmyname

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#15 posted 07-17-2009 04:46 AM

WOW indeed. I can’t believe that’s ply. what a stain job.

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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