Cabriole leg table

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Project by Jared90 posted 04-07-2016 01:09 PM 877 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this table is made of cherry with sliding dove tails on the legs to the frame and the legs were all carved by hand with files and rasps.

-- Blood, sweat, and a whole lot of splinters!

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#1 posted 04-07-2016 02:32 PM

All of your rasping and filing must have been a real work out but the end results look great!
Nice Job!
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#2 posted 04-07-2016 03:34 PM

it sure was but I need to clarify I cut the ruff shape with the band saw first but yes it took about a day per leg because of my reconstructed shoulder..

-- Blood, sweat, and a whole lot of splinters!

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#3 posted 04-07-2016 04:53 PM

Great looking table, and I can relate to the time it takes to make those legs.

-- Bruce Free Plans

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#4 posted 04-07-2016 09:13 PM

That looks great!

-- Marsha, Northeast Ohio

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#5 posted 04-07-2016 10:17 PM

wow- wonderful project

-- Greg Simon

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#6 posted 04-08-2016 09:49 AM

Realy awesome old school woodworking. Beautiful design and details.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 04-08-2016 12:30 PM

This is a real gem. Great job!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#8 posted 04-08-2016 05:13 PM

It’s cool…......

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#9 posted 04-08-2016 07:45 PM

impressive hand tool work

-- i love the smell of sawdust in the morning, it smells like victory. John

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#10 posted 04-11-2016 09:41 PM

Great job Jared! That’s not an easy project to tackle.You should be proud.
Looks to me like you got the proportions just right.


-- Scott.Triangle,NY Becareful and don't forget...They cut meat too! Ask me how I know

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#11 posted 04-11-2016 10:26 PM

thanks so much y’all and thankyou scott I am proud but also mind full of how much I have yet to learn! :)

-- Blood, sweat, and a whole lot of splinters!

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