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Here the main aim was to make the classic trestle table design a bit less rustic. We added some curves and other details that gave it more ‘modern’ appearance. The table is 100% solid wood. Made of cherry and maple. Finished in oil.
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#1 posted 04-22-2010 06:12 PM
Wow! That is a stunning piece of work.
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#2 posted 04-22-2010 06:51 PM
Very nice. I like this design very much. What kind of chairs are you going to use?
-- Emmett, from Georgia
#3 posted 04-22-2010 06:57 PM
We were commisioned to do only the table. But you are right that designing a proper set of chairs for this particular table would have been challenging.
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#4 posted 04-22-2010 07:38 PM
Is it euro cherry and maple. I was wondering because the cherry is really light colored. My cherry from VA,USA is really red with just an oil finish. Beautiful design. Check out my cherry projects and see what i mean. Thanks
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#5 posted 04-22-2010 09:30 PM
Skeeter: you are right it’s european. Thanks for comments.
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#6 posted 04-22-2010 10:30 PM
Nice shape to a already classic table, the woods in it natural colors look very modern and clean.
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#7 posted 04-23-2010 01:38 AM
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#8 posted 04-23-2010 04:35 AM
Beautiful Table! Trestle Tables are my Favourite Type. I’m also an Advocate of “Elegance In Simplicity Of Design”.You’ve certainly accomplished that!
I Love the way you’ve carried the Centre Core of Maple into the Cherry End Pieces. Ties it all together nicely.
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#9 posted 04-23-2010 10:12 AM
What a great looking table, I really love this table and lines!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#10 posted 04-23-2010 11:43 AM
You have made nice tables simple but elegant!!
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#11 posted 04-23-2010 02:39 PM
very niiice table and it looks great on that floorwell donethank´s for sharing
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#12 posted 04-24-2010 05:00 AM
nice table….great curves and color.
-- Bob Kenosha Wi.
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#13 posted 04-24-2010 08:49 PM
I really like the lines on this. The curves give it a very elegant look. Nice job!
-- Jim, Nebraska
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#14 posted 04-28-2010 02:36 AM
great looking trestle table… nice clean lines and excellent finish work…
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#15 posted 05-02-2010 03:49 AM
A great looking table. Nice job on the design and build.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware email@example.com †
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