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Project by davo posted 1689 days ago 1281 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from mahogany and walnut, just finished with spray laquer. The legs are not really inlaid, I rabbited out each corner of the legs and glued the walnut in. At the top and bottom of the legs it is just walnut veneer I resawed. Then jointed it smooth again.

-- Davo in Texas

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#1 posted 1689 days ago

Very nice!! Are the curved aprons laminated or steam bent? I have been wanting to build one like that for awhile.

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#2 posted 1689 days ago

From what I can see it looks nice. It would probably show up better if it wasn’t up against such a bright background.

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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#3 posted 1689 days ago

The aprons are kerf cut bent, and plywood. Lots of kerfs!

-- Davo in Texas

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#4 posted 1688 days ago

Beautiful job. I was just reading an article in Wood Mag. on how to build one of these. I see what you mean about kerfs.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 1688 days ago

Very well done – I would also like to know how you did the apron

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#6 posted 1688 days ago

Great job, looks awesome.
Thanks for sharing

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#7 posted 1688 days ago

can you post more pics, and show your work with the kerf bend? Nice table!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#8 posted 1686 days ago

Thanks for posting the table. Beautiful project. How did you handle the joinery at the leg and front apron areas. Did you use and angled mortise and tenon joint?

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#9 posted 1681 days ago

No, I did not use tenons on the aprons, there are 2 plywood forms, the shape of the table for the carcass, the aprons are just glued to the forms. I was unsure they would stay put, but I built this about 8 years ago and so far they have.

-- Davo in Texas

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