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Project by SuperDave0002 posted 06-13-2010 10:14 PM 1667 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

rustic entryway table, molesworth inspired, but with south florida wildlife.

-- David South FLorida http://ahunkahunkaburninlove.blogspot.com/





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Eric in Central Florida.

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#1 posted 06-13-2010 10:30 PM

Beautiful piece David.
The fish really give it a nice touch!

-- Retirement suits me fine !

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#2 posted 06-13-2010 10:32 PM

I really like it. How did you do the legs. Drawknife, spokeshave, or both? Great job!

-- There's no such thing as mistakes, just design changes.

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#3 posted 06-13-2010 10:38 PM

I like this a lot David very cool design and build.

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Div

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#4 posted 06-13-2010 10:57 PM

Very Nice!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#5 posted 06-13-2010 11:02 PM

I love this table

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#6 posted 06-13-2010 11:19 PM

Tom I used a draw knife 3 times.
After cutting the trees I used a big drawknife to peel the bark, then let them dry for a few months.
Then I had to lightly peel them again to remove the dark dried layer that was on the outside.
Then I used a drawknife again to size the tenons.

-- David South FLorida http://ahunkahunkaburninlove.blogspot.com/

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#7 posted 06-13-2010 11:25 PM

Love it!!!

-- rustic andy

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#8 posted 06-13-2010 11:27 PM

Thanks for the response Dave. I’m new to using a drawknife. I’ve made a few encouraging practice cuts with mine but really look forward to trying to achieve a little of the expertise you demonstrate. Unfortunately that’s going to get delayed a bit with some pending home repairs I have to get done before the cold winds begin to blow again.

-- There's no such thing as mistakes, just design changes.

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#9 posted 06-14-2010 07:17 AM

Yes, I like this too. It’s simple but very nice wood and I love the rustic expression.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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