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Project by scoot1111 posted 12-21-2009 04:27 AM 3067 views 14 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i just completed a commission (YEA), making a 2-tiered table and a pair of nesting tables featuring sam’s joint. soft maple tops/black walnut legs. i’m almost ready to call these ‘fine’. they ended up great….enjoy

-- scott





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#1 posted 12-21-2009 04:32 AM

Hey Scott
Wonderful tables with outstanding workmanship and beautiful all around.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-21-2009 04:34 AM

Those are nice looking tables and the joints look awesome, great job!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#3 posted 12-21-2009 04:49 AM

Nice work!! Where can I find the details of Sam’s joint?

edit; found it searching Fine Woodworking online ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 12-21-2009 05:00 AM

i did research on the internet

-- scott

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#5 posted 12-21-2009 05:16 AM

Gorgeous tables…........great work….......

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#6 posted 12-21-2009 05:24 AM

I really like them.
I’m looking at your other tables using oak and I guess the contrast with the maple and walnut really set off this piece from the other set.

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#7 posted 12-21-2009 05:44 AM

Nice looking table, Nice looking joints

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#8 posted 12-21-2009 06:57 AM

Great looking table and joints. Sam Maloof really designed and inspiring joint that is both impressive and strong.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#9 posted 12-21-2009 11:49 AM

Just stunning. Beautiful simplicity and amazing workmanship.. inspiring.

-- Ollie, UK.

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#10 posted 12-21-2009 03:29 PM

very nice job scott, you have a great eye

dayton

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#11 posted 12-21-2009 03:45 PM

Excellent job on the tables.

-- Steve-o

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#12 posted 12-21-2009 04:20 PM

I’ll call them ‘fine’.

Good job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#13 posted 12-21-2009 04:33 PM

They look great. My only concern is the wrapped edge. Seasonal movement will wreak havoc on that when it moves.

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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#14 posted 12-21-2009 04:37 PM

the edges aren’t wrapped

-- scott

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#15 posted 12-21-2009 05:12 PM

They sure look great. I haven’t atetmpted that joint yet but will eventually. Again, Great tables. Really something to proud of.

Doug

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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