Curly Walnut Dining Table

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Project by James posted 09-13-2010 12:48 AM 3422 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I purchase the lumber from Horizon Wood Products. Working on the chairs.

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Michael Hacker

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#1 posted 09-13-2010 02:06 AM

love the lumber, beautiful piece!

are the ends true breadboards? what fasteners did you use?

really came out great, would love to see a detail shot of the leg-to-top joinery!

keep up the great work, we’re watching!

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Dan Hux

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#2 posted 09-13-2010 02:20 AM

great work…walnut is great to work with.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#3 posted 09-13-2010 02:54 AM

Yes the ends are true bread board ends. There are five deep mortises along the 42” lenght. There are zero fasteners expept attaching the corner blocking from apron to apron. All joints are mortise & tenon joints. Just attached the leg to apron details.

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#4 posted 09-13-2010 01:36 PM

looks nice

-- Daniel -

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#5 posted 09-13-2010 02:14 PM

Very nice, finish really brought out the grain.

-- Doug...

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#6 posted 09-13-2010 02:29 PM

Great job!! Nice choice of wood.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 09-14-2010 01:23 AM

Absolutly beautiful. I have been wanting to start a large table like this but am too scared.
I am though a little concerned about what is going on in picture #6. Your work bench and tools just look more like a still life for an advertisement. Its all just too pretty. Mine certainly never looks like that. Well done. Nice tools.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#8 posted 09-18-2010 12:03 AM

good looking table

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#9 posted 12-27-2010 04:42 AM

Nice looking dining table.

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#10 posted 07-28-2011 01:32 AM

This table is beautiful! This is exactly what i want to do for a dining table.

What are the rough dimensions of this table? Is curly maple expensive? How long did this take you to finish? Did you use plans?

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