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Project by Puupaja posted 03-07-2010 01:51 PM 1724 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are made from ash again trying to make simple and functional. Table measure is about 40*84 inces top is almost 2 inches thick and weighes too much because office was in 8th floor and elevator was too small… good exercise!! Benches are really simple just have middle one 4 inches wide board which ends I routed dovetail to support sides and top. Egde of benches is only half inch thick so they look pretty light otherwise it is one inch thick. I treated them with matt oilwax.
Also I made five cabinets with double doors for record office, those cabinets I varnished with two componet laquer. Next week I will install also same style kitchen for this same office.

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Tony

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#1 posted 03-07-2010 02:22 PM

Interesting design on the table – how did you attach the top to the legs? (it looks like a 1/2” x 1” spline, which may not be strong enough in a commercial environment) – I really like the way the benches “park” under the table when not in use.

The grain patterns are very pronounced. the way ash should be – it is nice to see wide boards being used, rather than thin glue boards/blocks which are so common over here.

Really nice overall design – well done Karri.

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (http://www.poydatjatuolit.fi)

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ND2ELK

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#2 posted 03-07-2010 05:13 PM

Nice looking design on the table and benches. Very nicely done on all the pieces. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 03-07-2010 06:56 PM

A great group of projects Puupaja

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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EternalDesign

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#4 posted 03-07-2010 09:47 PM

love the table and benches good work man!! Would like seeing more pictures of them and the construction too.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design http://www.eternal-furniture.com

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Puupaja

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#5 posted 03-08-2010 06:14 AM

Thanks´ for all, yes I have splines there but also about 4 inches wooden triangle which support legs to the top. It´s not that visible when you situated it in legs inside corner. I like big grain patterns so making it stable I split board and clue 1 1/4 inch plywood between so there is about 3/8 inches wood in both sides

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#6 posted 05-31-2012 05:30 PM

I really like the shape very beautiful tables

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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