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Project by bent posted 1517 days ago 1701 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a comission that i just finished up. i’m fairly pleased with this one. i built it in just 3 days. there wasn’t alot of room for profit on labor, so i wanted to turn it out quick. it’s a pretty simple design, but i think it looks good. the center is 1/4” tempered glass that sits flush with the top. the maple accents on the top are actually through-tenons from the legs. i cut the mortises with a router and did the tenons on my TS then rounded the corners by hand. the stretcher is is just screwed together and plugged with the opposite species.

the last picture is the bottom of the table, i wanted to show i sign my work. i know there was a forum post about signing pieces recently and i wanted to show my method. it’s a 2” annodized aluminum disc thats countersunk and urathane glued into place. i had them made by a family friend that owns a laser engraver. before i glue it, i use a punch set to add the date.





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Eric_S

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#1 posted 1517 days ago

Nice table. Looks like a lot of work for only 3 days, great job. The glass sounds a bit thin though but I guess that depends on what the client plans on placing on it.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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KnotCurser

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#2 posted 1517 days ago

Great work for a “quick job”! I love the simplicity as it lets the wood speak for itself. The glass piece also makes it more open.

Great job!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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thatwoodworkingguy

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#3 posted 1517 days ago

Nice table

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1517 days ago

Very nice clean an sexy table

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Knothead62

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#5 posted 1517 days ago

Wow! A table in 3 days? You must have burned some midnight oil. Nice with the maple legs showing through the top.

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Sonny

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#6 posted 1517 days ago

very nice and clean!!!!!!

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rcs47

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#7 posted 1517 days ago

Great looking table.

-- Doug - As my Dad taught me, you're not a cabinet maker until you can hide your mistakes.

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