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Project by clasher posted 02-11-2010 04:27 AM 3055 views 34 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My second attempt at this style – trying more pleasing dimensions. Measures 13”x13”x25” and finished with Wipe-on Poly. My first time using hand plane and scraper to smooth the top.

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#1 posted 02-11-2010 04:49 AM

I like the size and the style but can’t help thinking that they’re going to run away any second now : ) Very unique !

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

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#2 posted 02-11-2010 04:51 AM

Really like this! The design looks clean and simple. Nice job on the top as well.

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#3 posted 02-11-2010 05:42 AM

Nice tables…....clean lines. Great job.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#4 posted 02-11-2010 05:43 AM

Very cool design well done.

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#5 posted 02-11-2010 05:55 AM

very nice job. I like the design and size.

-- Duane, Ohio

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#6 posted 02-11-2010 06:13 AM

Getting the legs that shape takes careful planning and effort. Good work.

-- Barry,

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#7 posted 02-11-2010 06:22 AM

Interesting design, did you use templates for the legs and flush trim with a router?

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#8 posted 02-11-2010 06:54 AM

I like the choice of wood – and the design works well. Nice work

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#9 posted 02-11-2010 10:49 AM

I like the color combination. Very cool.

-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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#10 posted 02-11-2010 02:39 PM

Very Nice. Color contrast is awsome!

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#11 posted 02-11-2010 03:32 PM


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#12 posted 02-11-2010 04:03 PM

Very nice. This is a style that I really like – clean, simple and interesting. I assume you used walnut and maple. I can envision doing this in several other wood combinations.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#13 posted 02-11-2010 04:52 PM

That is very nice, O love contrasting woods. I am interested in how you cut the legs.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#14 posted 02-11-2010 05:18 PM

Thanks for the comments.

I rough cut the curves using a band saw, then with a 1/4” mdf template I routed halfway through the curve with a template bit, then removed the legs from the template and finished the curve with a flush cut trim bit. Someday I’d like to invest in a longer template bit to simplify the process.

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#15 posted 02-11-2010 07:27 PM


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