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Project by wacki posted 10-31-2016 01:18 PM 604 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this triangle table from the remaining lumber of the coffee table I built earlier this year. For some reason it seemed to be one of the more difficult projects I did this year. It is hard to tell from the photos but none of the angles are equal. Personally I’m not thrilled with the legs, but my wife thinks it turned out great and wants it! That reminds me why I married her.

-- Bob Serwacki Helena Montana





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#1 posted 10-31-2016 06:07 PM

Brother, that’s a nice looking table. Trust your wife.

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#2 posted 11-01-2016 02:12 PM

nice work

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#3 posted 11-02-2016 09:03 PM

Well done, Happy Wife = Happy Life….. Smile

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

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#4 posted 11-02-2016 11:57 PM

This is the project ive been thinking about for a couple weeks now! It hurts my brain. You pulled off a tough task very well.

Did you angle a mortise and tenon on the legs? Im having a tough time wrapping my head around it. Especially the 60 degree angle.

-- Something, something, something.

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#5 posted 11-03-2016 02:50 AM

The truth is some trial and error and a lot luck. I over thought this for along time, then just started cutting without a solid plan. I used some 2×2 as test pieces, but never put a protractor on it until tonight.(The actual angles are roughly 70-60-105) It is all mortise and tenon and then I tapered the legs in both directions ,by feel. I’m sorry I can’t offer much help but this piece was full ad-lib with very little measurements.

-- Bob Serwacki Helena Montana

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