A Couple of Big Tables

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Project by dan mosheim posted 06-08-2010 04:33 AM 2513 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We’re working on a couple of big tables …. In the first thumbnail, you can see the 20’ x 8’ table in the front, and behind it, the 26’ x9’ table … We’re partnering on this project with my negihbor and fellow woodworker, Steve Holman … The outside of the tables ar 1.125” thick granite, 24” wide, cantilevered off the bases with 1.25×2.5” steel tubing .. The 2nd, 3rd and 4th photos show us assembling the 20’ table in Steve’s shop and then there is Trevor, my cnc operator lying on the end of the 26’ table … More and bigger photos and info on a couple of posts on my blog... These are Big Ones …

-- dan,vermont,

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#1 posted 06-08-2010 04:45 AM

Wow. That’s a massive project Dan.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#2 posted 06-08-2010 05:07 AM

Those are big uns!! Planning on a big Thanksgiving dinner ? :-)0

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 06-08-2010 05:11 AM

That’s an amazing pair of tables wow what a project. Great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 06-08-2010 05:40 AM

Those are incredible.
How do you intend to get them out of your shop and to there final resting place.

-- ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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#5 posted 06-08-2010 05:56 AM

Wow. Those are big! I’ve been in a lot of conference rooms and usually big tables like this are just made up of a bunch of smaller ones bolted together. With Granite on top of those they are going to weigh a couple of tons!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#6 posted 06-08-2010 06:04 AM

The table is outstanding!! But I must laugh a bit when I see the last picture with the chain saw under the table. Is that for the next time Trevor lies down on the table? Haha

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#7 posted 06-08-2010 06:51 AM

Dang- remind me to give you a call if I ever need a landing platform for an F-14!

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#8 posted 06-08-2010 01:17 PM

Fit for a King

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#9 posted 06-08-2010 01:50 PM

these are delightfull looking tables

im assuming they are for conference rooms

please can you show photos of them in their new home


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#10 posted 06-11-2010 06:51 PM

Really massive and unique.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 08-05-2010 12:55 PM

Dan, you have an amazing shop and you do wonderful work. Thanks for posting these pictures.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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