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Project by mainerustic posted 1433 days ago 1167 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I like to include small stones in my work and these are some examples of my work.

-- Maine Rustic





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swirt

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#1 posted 1433 days ago

Very nice. I really like the first one. How are the legs joined to the apron?

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rivergirl

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#2 posted 1433 days ago

I really like the legs on this table. Are the legs and twigs attached with mortise and tenon?

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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PurpLev

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#3 posted 1433 days ago

very nice flow

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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cdbridge39

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#4 posted 1433 days ago

nice table I like the way the branches grow into the table.

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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mahadevwood

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#5 posted 1433 days ago

very nice table design, very creative concept, great looking of two tone color

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rivergirl

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#6 posted 1432 days ago

I would like to see the base from all sides if possible? Can you add a few more photos? I really like this design and am trying to see if I could incorporate a similar design in a maple slab table I am working on. Did you mortise/tenon in the twigs on the base?

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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mainerustic

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#7 posted 1432 days ago

Hi,
Thank you for your interest. I’ve tried that in the past and I’ve come up with an easier way to attach the legs to the base, I’ve included a picture of that in my gallery. Sometimes I mortise the smaller twigs, and sometimes, I just attach the twigs with trim screws, bury the heads and then plug them with wood and other times I don’t even do bury them. The screws actually blend in rather well. Both of these tables have been sold, so I can’t show other views. But, I’ll add more photos of a table that I’m currently working on soon. thanks again

-- Maine Rustic

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mainerustic

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#8 posted 1432 days ago

Oh, I almost forgot, I guess the picture of how I attach the legs to the apron, doesn’t show it all that well, the legs
are also attached by screwing them in place through the apron. I actually use a two-layered apron so that the second layer hides the screws. The apron thickness is a total of two 1/2” thick pieces so the end result is an inch.
The tops of the legs are squared up, so they will sit 90 degrees to the apron. I hope this explanation helps…

-- Maine Rustic

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rivergirl

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#9 posted 1432 days ago

Thanks for all the information!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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mainerustic

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#10 posted 1432 days ago

No problem, I hope it’s of some help. You do some interesting work with slabs. I also work with slabs on occasion, I love the natural look.

It’s nice to see another Lumber-jill, I usually feel a bit isolated because there are so few of us working with wood. I look forward to being a member of this welcoming site.

-- Maine Rustic

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rivergirl

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#11 posted 1432 days ago

Funny about the “Lumber-Jill. I never thought of it that way. :) I checked out your website!!!! :) Nice!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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