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Project by cliffton posted 02-12-2010 at 12:59 PM 1492 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

knocks down without tools, top is 3/4 baltic birch, rails are fir and legs are fir, 5 coats of poly. Kind of made it in the shaker style.





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#1 posted 02-12-2010 at 03:22 PM

Clever design!
Thanks,

CB

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#2 posted 02-12-2010 at 03:33 PM

Cool jointery.

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#3 posted 02-12-2010 at 08:49 PM

Nice table

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#4 posted 02-12-2010 at 09:41 PM

A friend just showed me a bed made with this joinery today, and I commented that it was the first time I’d seen it. Funny that you posted this today too :)

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#5 posted 02-13-2010 at 03:46 AM

heh, that is funny, I learned this type from my grandfather, he used to call it “Bear proof pig pen” joints lol, no idea where he got that from.

*on edit, I figured out why he called em that, because these are similar to the joints used in building a bear-proof pigpen. lol guess that makes sense.

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#6 posted 02-13-2010 at 11:36 PM

nice table

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