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Sapele & Curly Maple Trestle Dining Table

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Project by antiquegarageguy posted 02-17-2016 06:18 PM 1108 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was very happy with this table. And it was really fun to build. I only wish I would have had some thicker stock in the maple. It was torture having to glue up all those pieces. It was basically like cutting wood for 2 tables minus the top. I’d appreciate any feedback from the older more experienced or just more experienced members. I am self taught so any way I can decrease labor time I’m all ears. Thanks, Joey

-- JLA Woodworking Macon,Georgia





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Gixxerjoe04

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#1 posted 02-17-2016 07:27 PM

I’m not old and experienced, but I think it’s one great looking table.

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ShaneA

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#2 posted 02-17-2016 08:13 PM

Yep, looks like you did a nice job on. Design, execution…both outstanding.

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Mean_Dean

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#3 posted 02-18-2016 12:52 AM

Great looking trestle table! I like the sapele/maple combo, and really like the leg and stretcher design!

-- Dean

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ChrisK

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#4 posted 02-18-2016 03:04 PM

Great looking table.

Sometimes the only way to get the thickness you want is to glue up multiple pieces. I usually do it because I cannot afford to by 8/4 or 16/4 stock.

Have you been to https://www.thewoodyard.com/ or http://hamsleyhardwood.com/index.php ?

A good drive for me, wonder if a day trip is in order.

-- Chris K

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 02-18-2016 03:14 PM

This is a real beauty and you’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Jay_P

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#6 posted 02-18-2016 04:58 PM

Working with larger stock is definitely easier, but I really like the way the glued up pieces look on this table. Great Job!

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BigMig

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#7 posted 02-18-2016 07:21 PM

Don’t be so critical; it looks terrific!

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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antiquegarageguy

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#8 posted 02-26-2016 11:30 AM

Chris K. My cousins are kin to Danny Hamsley & the lumber this table was made with come from The Lumber Yard. My guy had to order $700 worth to get them to deliver but we’ll worth it. I haven’t had to plane a single piece yet. Just run it through the drum sander a few passes. I highly recommend The Lumber Yard in Concord Ga. I beleive that’s where they’re located.

-- JLA Woodworking Macon,Georgia

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 02-26-2016 12:20 PM

Nicely done

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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