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rustic entryway table, molesworth inspired, but with south florida wildlife.
-- David South FLorida http://ahunkahunkaburninlove.blogspot.com/
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Eric in Florida.
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#1 posted 06-13-2010 10:30 PM
Beautiful piece David.The fish really give it a nice touch!
-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford
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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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#4 posted 06-13-2010 10:57 PM
-- 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.
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#7 posted 06-13-2010 11:25 PM
-- rustic andy
#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.
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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.
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