Shaker inspired Purple Heart and Kira table

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Project by panamawayne posted 11-21-2015 02:07 AM 937 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first project with my new Festool domino mortiser, it took much less time than conventional mortises and seems as strong.. this thing really weighs a lot, I made it bar height for stools that I now have to make.

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#1 posted 11-21-2015 03:52 AM

That is an outstanding looking table. I really like the looks of the curved ends.

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#2 posted 11-21-2015 03:54 AM

Very nice work.
After seeing what has made “Top 3” lately, if this doesn’t shoot to the top, there is something wrong with this site.
Thanks for sharing your talent.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#3 posted 11-21-2015 04:01 PM

looks great

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#4 posted 11-21-2015 05:41 PM

That’s a real beauty.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 11-22-2015 03:22 AM

Love it

-- Greg Simon

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#6 posted 11-22-2015 05:38 AM

Nice table, do you have the 500 or XL?

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#7 posted 11-22-2015 11:12 AM

Thanks for all the comments, I have the XL Festool as most of my work is larger.. way better than a mortising machine.. I cant wait for the next project to try out my brand new Grizzly 15 inch wide belt sander!

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#8 posted 11-23-2015 12:37 AM

I just got the xl and a grizzly 15” planer not to long ago haha, haven’t got to put the domino to the test yet. Just picked up some of the larger dominos today for a table I have planned, just need to get making it.

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#9 posted 11-23-2015 04:36 PM

I have the 15 inch Grizzly planer as well, just replaced the main bearings on it. I found Freud cutters for $2.50 each online. I beat my planer up and it keeps going.

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#10 posted 11-24-2015 12:53 AM

Great looking bar table! I like the curved breadboard ends—nice detail!

-- Dean

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