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Project by 747DRVR posted 1645 days ago 1354 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve had a productive 3 weeks and was able to finish 3 projects.This mahogany table was the first.OK I cheated and bought the legs from Adams.





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Bradford

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#1 posted 1645 days ago

Fantastic build. Those legs are awesome. Excellent finishing work.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 1645 days ago

This is a beautiful table. I have not had the opportunity to work with mahogany but I can see what I am missing. The cabriole legs add a nice look to the table that gives it a classic appearance. And it looks like you did a good job with the finish as Bradford said.

How did you finish this table?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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woodworm

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#3 posted 1645 days ago

Beautiful table. You did excellent job!
Did you stain it? and what is the finish coat.

quote : ”OK I cheated and bought the legs from Adams.
That is the trade trick most furniture makers do. They do not make every single part if they can save time & cost by out-sourcing.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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dustyal

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#4 posted 1645 days ago

uh, this is EXACTLY what my wife wants me to build… but in cherry. Now she says make it as nice as yours.

I already decided to buy the legs. I might be bothering you for details by private mail. I’m trying to work up the skills to get to it and I am a bit nervous about how to smooth and flatten a table top that big.

You did a great job… hope I can have similar results.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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747DRVR

199 posts in 1862 days


#5 posted 1645 days ago

I stained it with General Finishes black cherry water based stain/dye and then sprayed some Sherwin Williams lacquer.I bought the legs from Adams because they were the only ones that offered them in Mahogany and they were cheap at $40 each.When I first received them I was disapointed in how skinny they were but I was happy how they looked when completed.If I was going to make the table in cherry I would probably go with the Mathew Burres(?) because they look much more substancial in the catalog.Dustyal let me know if I can be any help.

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woodworm

14124 posts in 2096 days


#6 posted 1645 days ago

Thanks for your reply on the finishing.
Have a nice day!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1645 days ago

Excelent table warm glowing wood and a fine build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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