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Project by zippymorocco posted 04-12-2016 02:00 AM 2067 views 33 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I Just installed this Stickley inspired trestle table today. This is my first dining table and I am very happy with the results. The new owner of the table is happy with it too. It is built with Quarter Sawn White Oak, stained then finished with a conversion varnish. I used equalizing table slides to allow for the two self storing 18” leafs. By far the scariest part of this project was routing that big round over on the bottom of the table. I was really white knuckling it.
Thank you for looking!





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bruc101

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#1 posted 04-12-2016 03:04 AM

Stickley is not my style but you did a beautiful job on it and it’s definitely a show piece.

-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org

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PRGDesigns

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#2 posted 04-12-2016 03:27 AM

Beautiful project. Did you use 5/4 QSWO for the legs and 8/4 QSWO for the top? Just guessing Thank you in advance for any consideration you can give this matter.

-- They call me Mr. Silly

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zippymorocco

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#3 posted 04-12-2016 03:49 AM

Thank you both. I will give finished dimensions of the components. the top is 1 1/4” the, legs are 1 3/4”, the the top rail and the bottom rail (rail with the arch) of the trestle are 1 1/2”, the 3 styles with the squares and rectangles mortised out are 1 1/4” and the stretcher is 1 1/4”. These components were all milled from either 8/4 or 6/4 QSWO . oh yeah, the apron finished out at 3/4”. Hope that helps.

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pintodeluxe

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#4 posted 04-12-2016 04:39 AM

B-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l. Simply stunning!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 04-12-2016 08:00 AM

Great work, Love the style and the look. A+++++++++++++++++

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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dalepage

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#6 posted 04-12-2016 08:13 AM

Very nice design. I especially like the perforated end stiles.

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MassMatt

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#7 posted 04-12-2016 10:17 AM

That is a beautiful table – the lines and curves are really well proportioned

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ChipByrd

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#8 posted 04-12-2016 11:33 AM

That is awesome!

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david38

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#9 posted 04-12-2016 01:55 PM

beautiful piece

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majuvla

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#10 posted 04-12-2016 06:04 PM

The design is realy outstanding. Especialy those vertical side supporters. I like the geometry here.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Calmudgeon

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#11 posted 04-12-2016 06:43 PM

I love the ray fleck in the legs. Nicely job all ‘round.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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TysonK

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#12 posted 04-12-2016 08:23 PM

That is quite the looker, congrats, for a first dinning table, you set the bar pretty dang high.

-- -- Tyson

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#13 posted 04-12-2016 09:39 PM

Take a bow, what a wonderful looking piece of furniture fantastic!!!1

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489tad

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#14 posted 04-12-2016 11:14 PM

Love the table. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Gary

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#15 posted 04-12-2016 11:29 PM

What an absolutely marvelous table.
Splendid!

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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