Two Oval Dining Tables

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Project by dan mosheim posted 1418 days ago 1499 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We finished two oval dining tables this week, one 60×86 (the walnut one) and one 42×78, the one in English Elm with the metal base. Both projects were interesting. The walnut table was a new design and had some interesting engineering, clamping, and fabrication challenges. The English elm we had never used before and we had to explore various finishing options as the wood had rather large open pores and the client felt the natural color was too light for her room ... There are more and bigger photos and cad drawings on my dorset custom furniture blog as well as individual posts for
the walnut table
and for the English Elm table

-- dan,vermont,

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#1 posted 1418 days ago

Superb designs and craftsmanship !!

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#2 posted 1417 days ago

Exquisite detail and design. Excellent craftsmanship as always. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 1417 days ago

Beautiful Table Dan great design and fine build.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1417 days ago

Awesome simply awesome I see something like this and I know I have a lot to learn.

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#5 posted 1417 days ago

The Walnut table gets my vote !! Beautiful all around : )

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#6 posted 1417 days ago

Both Tables are very well done, you do excellent work Dan.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#7 posted 1417 days ago

Gorgeous work Dan, just beautiful.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 1417 days ago

That walnut table is a wonderfully elegant design!

-- Caulk and paint are a poor carpenter's best friends

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#9 posted 1415 days ago

Simple elegance, Something about the look of the Walnut table has a calming affect on me.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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