Table for twelve

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Project by newwoodbutcher posted 08-07-2010 02:14 AM 2132 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is made from a 200 year old Ponderosa pine that was in front of a buddy’s home, It died from bark beetle infestation. Not the best material for a large table but it had sentimental value to my buddy. It seats (tightly) twelve. The joinery is more like post and beam than furniture but because of the soft material I wanted it to last and be strong. As it is all one piece glued together it was a bear moving it from my shop to my buddies dinning room. The last picture is in his place taken during a Woman’s Leadership workshop.

-- Ken

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#1 posted 08-07-2010 02:42 AM

I like your Mission style projects, very handsomely done. Your workshop is nice and orderly, very impressive.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#2 posted 08-07-2010 02:45 AM

I am going to start (finally) a walnut fireplace project, Monday. I hope my project “flows” as well as yours. I really like the balance. Well done.


-- TulsaWoodSmith, Tulsa, OK The tools aren't the problem-It's the organic interface!

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#3 posted 08-07-2010 04:02 AM

deffently the pretyest equipt shop I ever have seen
with fireplace sofa ,tv,mantel gruop
and a beautyfull asample bench

I look forward to se what projects there will come out from there
and welcome to L J enjoy and have fun
but bee aware it can be addictive believe me


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#4 posted 08-07-2010 11:35 AM

Nice projects and a very nice shop, look forward to seeing more of your fine work.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#5 posted 08-18-2010 10:54 PM

Looks great all around. Shop and projects.

Welcome to LJ

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#6 posted 02-01-2011 01:32 AM

Looks good! Great projects!

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#7 posted 02-01-2011 01:36 AM

Thank you

-- Ken

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#8 posted 10-18-2011 11:38 PM

Nice friggen table.

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#9 posted 12-09-2011 01:13 AM

Looks fantastic.

-- another tip from cooperedpatterns

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