LumberJocks

Round end table

  • Advertise with us
Project by Javed Akhtar posted 02-06-2016 09:00 PM 943 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some leftover clear eastern maple and curly western maple from a previous project, so threw this together over the course of a weekend. Joinery is all mortise and tenon, and the legs have a slight taper on the inside face. Finished with a few coats of wiping varnish.

In hindsight, I would have rounded off the triangle-shaped ‘hub’ in the centre after cutting the mortises into each face. Even though it’s invisible 99% of the time, it still bothers me a bit :)

-- Javed Akhtar, Vancouver BC, https://www.instagram.com/akhtarwoodshop/





7 comments so far

View PatrickRN's profile

PatrickRN

31 posts in 697 days


#1 posted 02-06-2016 10:35 PM

Very nice design, proportion, and finish contrast. I agree with your self critique, but we all have those things in our projects that we will do differently next time. Great job!

View Rick_M's profile

Rick_M

10623 posts in 2217 days


#2 posted 02-07-2016 12:22 AM

I like your style.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

View oldnovice's profile

oldnovice

6428 posts in 3204 days


#3 posted 02-07-2016 01:49 AM

Center section rounded or not, this is a very good piece!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

View ravensrock's profile

ravensrock

465 posts in 1479 days


#4 posted 02-07-2016 02:11 PM

Simple and elegant! I like this a lot. Great work and productive weekend!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

View hoss12992's profile

hoss12992

3969 posts in 1730 days


#5 posted 02-07-2016 05:24 PM

Beautiful work

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

29158 posts in 2703 days


#6 posted 02-07-2016 08:33 PM

It’s a very nice looking table and I like the design.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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

View ohwoodeye's profile

ohwoodeye

1918 posts in 2990 days


#7 posted 02-08-2016 04:46 PM

I would have never thought of starting with the triangle first then rounding off second. Very clever…......rounded or not. Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com