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riverstone table with Manzanita legs

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Project by Andy Needles posted 01-30-2010 06:21 AM 3023 views 12 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a riverstone table that I recently sold out of a gallery in Avila Beach CA. The legs are Manzanita, and the top is a slab from a local walnut. There are splines behind each stone that join the two 1/2s of the table together. Comments and Critiques are welcome!!!

-- rustic andy





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savannah505

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#1 posted 01-30-2010 06:37 AM

This is a cool table, I like it in a lot of ways, I’m fighting with the rock and how it was put into the piece. The base must’ve been a pain in the butt to sit flat. Overall it’s a definite thumbs up.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#2 posted 01-30-2010 03:21 PM

A whimsical piece of art that is very beautiful and looks challenging to create! Great job!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 01-30-2010 03:37 PM

beautiful, would make a great blog (hint, hint)

-- Ron, Missouri

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#4 posted 01-30-2010 04:45 PM

Beautiful and unique piece!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 01-30-2010 07:21 PM

And I thought that four legs was a challenge !! Hahaha Great job : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 01-31-2010 05:49 AM

I’d be interested to know how you leveled the legs…

-- Good energy perpetuates good energy!

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#7 posted 01-31-2010 05:53 AM

Very cool table looks like a jelly fish in water.

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Andy Needles

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#8 posted 01-31-2010 10:19 AM

Lots of questions regarding how to level the legs! Its actually very easy. U find the highest gap, between the surface and the leg with the table set level, and you scribe to the depth of that gap around every leg. them you use a handsaw and cut them off. The legs that are closer to the middle are a little shoter than those on the outside, as you want the outside legs to have more tension on them. I usually use a sander to even this tension up.

-- rustic andy

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#9 posted 02-03-2010 04:03 PM

Very nicely done.

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shastaali

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#10 posted 05-21-2010 04:00 AM

Manzanita is a totally cool material!

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