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#1 posted 08-22-2010 02:56 PM
Very nice. I really like the first one. How are the legs joined to the apron?
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#2 posted 08-22-2010 04:54 PM
I really like the legs on this table. Are the legs and twigs attached with mortise and tenon?
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#3 posted 08-22-2010 05:01 PM
very nice flow
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#4 posted 08-22-2010 05:15 PM
nice table I like the way the branches grow into the table.
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#5 posted 08-22-2010 07:50 PM
very nice table design, very creative concept, great looking of two tone color
#6 posted 08-22-2010 10:41 PM
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?
#7 posted 08-23-2010 12:05 AM
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
#8 posted 08-23-2010 12:14 AM
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 legsare 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…
#9 posted 08-23-2010 01:44 PM
Thanks for all the information!
#10 posted 08-23-2010 02:28 PM
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.
#11 posted 08-23-2010 06:37 PM
Funny about the “Lumber-Jill. I never thought of it that way. :) I checked out your website!!!! :) Nice!
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