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Project by RickU posted 08-27-2009 10:03 PM 1287 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first project post to LJ, so go easy on me :)

The table is also the first major wood working project to come out of my shop for our new home. It is a Greene & Greene inspired design. I really enjoy the Arts & Craft/Stickley style of furniture, but mostly because making a straight cut is pretty easy. I decided it was time to challenge myself and start adding some ‘pieces of flair’ to my work. The table is made out of mahogany, and the top is a rosewood veneer. I’m sorry that the third photo didn’t turn out so well, but it was storming outside when I took the pictures and I didn’t know it turned out so dark.

The furry friend in the first picture is Zeus.

Edited to show the stained-glass window as requested.

-- "When your only tool is a hammer, all your problems start looking like nails." Abraham Maslow





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rtb

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#1 posted 08-27-2009 10:55 PM

Welcome to LJ’s Zeus is a great looking guy, and the table is pretty good looking too.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#2 posted 08-27-2009 10:56 PM

looks very nice…really like the top…..well done

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#3 posted 08-27-2009 11:56 PM

Nice looking table, the sides are my favorite part.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#4 posted 08-28-2009 12:43 AM

Very Nice looking Hall Table! Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 08-28-2009 12:51 AM

Very Nice!!

As was once pointed out to me, by another LumberJock, some people will do anything to get their dog’s picture on the Internet ;^)

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 08-28-2009 01:42 AM

I really like the sides too, nice selection of wood

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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#7 posted 08-28-2009 06:56 AM

Love this table amazing design and great build

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#8 posted 08-28-2009 11:00 AM

A real dog! And a beautiful hall table. I Love the G&G style, and that looks like an excellent example. Welcome to LJ and looking forward to more.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 08-28-2009 06:24 PM

Very nice table. Could you also post a picture of the stained glass window behind it?

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#10 posted 08-28-2009 11:20 PM

Very nice job – are the spindles a different species? The center (Straight) spindles seem the same mahogany, but the outers are lighter – I like the contrast, just wondering if this was done by stain/not staining, or if thes was an additional wood type.

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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RickU

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#11 posted 08-29-2009 02:30 AM

The entire table (except for the top) is mahogany. The side spindles and bottom runner came from a much lighter board, whereas the rest of the wood came from a much darker board. Everything was stained the same using Seal-a-Cell and then finished with Arm-R-Seal satin (I would prefer at least a semi-gloss, but the wife wanted satin, and who am I to argue!)

-- "When your only tool is a hammer, all your problems start looking like nails." Abraham Maslow

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#12 posted 08-29-2009 08:09 PM

Oh my gosh! Can’t believe you posted this. It looks nothing like a real dog. On a more positive note though the table behind it is quite nice!

-- Greg, CT

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