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Project by SBFD587 posted 10-24-2017 10:39 PM 1472 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Took on a huge commission for a local college. It was built using lumber harvested on the campus that’s been air drying for ten years. It was a real challenge working with such a large piece. And tricky figuring out the geometry. Each miter joint has seven 14×140 dominoes.





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DMiller

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#1 posted 10-25-2017 12:00 AM

Amazing!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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swirt

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#2 posted 10-25-2017 01:51 AM

Wow. That was a massive undertaking. Nice work.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#3 posted 10-25-2017 02:27 AM

GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#4 posted 10-25-2017 12:29 PM

This table is very creative and beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 10-25-2017 02:25 PM

Very nice but unusual table but built for a specific purpose. Two piece idea is great, otherwise it would have been a permanent fixture in your shop.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 10-25-2017 06:12 PM

Awesome job, i would be the guy during a meeting to drop my pen in the middle and have to crawl under the table :-)

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finns

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#7 posted 10-25-2017 08:42 PM

Nice job and I like the story behind the wood.

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#8 posted 10-26-2017 12:41 AM

I hope you got PAID!

-- “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell

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richardchaos

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#9 posted 10-26-2017 12:44 AM

I have a couple of questions…

1) It looks like you had plans for SHARP pointed ENDS/CORNERS then they were cut off. Was there a change?

2) Why did you put a split in the middle of a straight run and not make them at the points?

Great job by the way..

-- “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell

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