|Project by woodcut||posted 02-28-2016 12:16 AM||689 views||0 times favorited||5 comments|
I used the last of my wormy spalted maple stock to make a bar height table for my sister in law.
Gary Rogowski’s article in FWW #214 was the inspiration, altering a few measurements to accommodate the wood available and the final dimensions desired. It is 42 inches tall and the top is approximately 36 inches square.
A local sawyer re-sawed my last slabs for the vertical posts and some wonderfully book matched pieces for the top. I couldn’t have been more pleased how they turned out! The posts are pinned into the foot and cap with mortise and tenons. The top is attached to the legs via cleats on the underside, which are pinned to the leg caps with a removable wooden pin. The arched center stretcher is connected to each leg with wedged tenons.
The breadboard ends and wedges are walnut, the entire table is finished with Danish oil. The table can be taken apart for transport or storage, and reassembled with only a mallet to drive the wedges home.
I want to give my very talented niece, Jenna, credit for the photography…. Awesome job J !!!
Thank you for looking!
-- Carl, Iowa