or Join Now!
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.
home | projects | blog
199 posts in 2753 days
Preview this project card
1434 posts in 3219 days
#1 posted 10-21-2009 01:52 AM
Fantastic build. Those legs are awesome. Excellent finishing work.
-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president
27251 posts in 3219 days
#2 posted 10-21-2009 02:38 AM
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
14147 posts in 2987 days
#3 posted 10-21-2009 02:50 AM
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.
1275 posts in 2872 days
#4 posted 10-21-2009 03:12 AM
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...
#5 posted 10-21-2009 04:49 AM
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.
#6 posted 10-21-2009 05:43 AM
Thanks for your reply on the finishing.Have a nice day!
115091 posts in 2974 days
#7 posted 10-21-2009 06:14 AM
Excelent table warm glowing wood and a fine build.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
Go to Pulse page »
©2016 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
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