Oval Pedestal Table

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Project by Thos. Angle posted 07-28-2007 03:04 AM 1645 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This actually the cut-out from the Buffalo Bed. I hated to see it go to waste so here is another table. I’d seen a desk that John Gallis had done with a gouged edge so I tryed that. It come out better than I expected. This was also where I practised using a black paint wash. The under carriage is sorta like a candle stand but heavier. The top is about 34×17. The finish is shellac and lacquar and of course black paint. It now resides by my chair and holds my books and magazines The third photo is the able with one of Carleen’s elk hide throws over it. This is a full elk hide with decorations and fringe all the way around.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#1 posted 07-28-2007 03:51 AM

Such artistry – a very talented couple. One of the knots on the table looks very much like a giant spider.

I would appreciate learning more about “black paint wash”, perhaps you could do a blog on this.


-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#2 posted 07-28-2007 04:42 AM

A true work of art…Thanks so much for sharing this prize.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#3 posted 07-28-2007 05:32 AM

Very nice Thomas. Great look

-- Bob

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#4 posted 07-28-2007 05:34 AM

Hello Thos;

Nice job, and a nice finish.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 07-29-2007 11:44 AM

great “save” of the cut off.
(Love the hide)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 08-01-2007 05:12 PM

Great table. The finish is really cool!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#7 posted 09-17-2007 05:54 AM

That is really awesome.

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#8 posted 09-17-2007 01:00 PM

Thanks guys for the nice comments

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#9 posted 11-12-2008 10:08 PM

Hey Thos: You commented on one of my videos, so I had to drop by and see what you’re up to. I really like your style. As you say, you don’t do reproductions. So many original ideas and combinations. Wonderful.

-- Keith Cruickshank, - on-demand woodworking videos

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#10 posted 11-12-2008 11:23 PM

Great result Tom.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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