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Project by SteveIV posted 03-22-2017 03:49 AM 750 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was one of the first “real” projects I ever completed successfully. It’s made of ribbon sapele finished with I think two coats of spray bombay mahogany polystain then a few coats of high gloss wipe on poly with light sanding between coats. Thanks for looking.





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papadan

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#1 posted 03-22-2017 04:13 AM

Nice looking table. Welcome to Lumber Jocks.

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Bobsboxes

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#2 posted 03-22-2017 01:07 PM

Very nice looking table and welcome to LJs.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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SJWoodCreations

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#3 posted 03-22-2017 01:52 PM

Very cool! I love the look of sapele. Could you show a shot of the underside to show how the legs are joined to the table?

-- Sam --- Tulsa, OK

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jayseedub

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#4 posted 03-22-2017 04:37 PM

I second the request for a picture of how the legs were joined. Also—what did you use for the brass “ferrules” on the leg tips? Is that something you can buy, somewhere?

Nice project!

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#5 posted 03-22-2017 04:47 PM

Very nice

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 03-22-2017 05:47 PM

It’s a nice table and very practical and the top is beautiful. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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SteveIV

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#7 posted 03-25-2017 03:43 AM

I cheated and ordered the legs from table legs.com. They come with a metal angled mounting plate and the brass tips which I just epoxied on.

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