Maple, Lacewood and Stainless Steel Hallway Table

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Project by Mike57 posted 10-03-2010 02:58 AM 4565 views 21 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I ran across some pictures I did of a hallway table a while ago. Still like the design so I thought I’d share. The are no wood joints between the legs, apron and top. It’s all connected by welded stainless steel, either rods or plates

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#1 posted 10-03-2010 03:11 AM

Beautiful design and craftsmanship Mike. Excuse me for asking but is one corner of the table top design curved in or is that just the camera? Either way it’s an excellent piece of woodworking and thanks for sharing it.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#2 posted 10-03-2010 03:15 AM

Very nice Mike. I really like the floating table top design. Good use of contrasting species too.

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#3 posted 10-03-2010 03:20 AM

Hi Chip,

Thanks for the kind words. The front edge of the top does have a curve to it – it actually is a bit more curved than what appears in the picture.


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#4 posted 10-03-2010 03:40 AM

Sweet design, absolutely gorgeous.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#5 posted 10-03-2010 04:05 AM

Wow! Nice table!

-- -Willing to try

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#6 posted 10-03-2010 04:59 AM

Whoah..thats awesome. Love it! Thanks for posting!

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#7 posted 10-03-2010 10:13 AM

Wow thats one stylish looking table.
It would look great anywhere.

-- Theresa,

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#8 posted 10-03-2010 11:15 AM

Beautiful table, Theresa’s right, it would look good anywhere.

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

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#9 posted 10-03-2010 12:44 PM

Love seeing the amalgamation! It’s actually the easy road to become purists….very nice.

-- Dave

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#10 posted 10-03-2010 12:59 PM

Very nice piece of work. This is what happens when you think outside the box.

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#11 posted 10-03-2010 02:21 PM

I love the patterning on that tabletop.

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#12 posted 10-03-2010 02:34 PM

That is a very nice contemporary table and I think that it is very attractive. I’m a little confused because of the way that you worded this about whether you just photographed the table or whether you actually made it. The photograph is very nice and if you made the table then great work.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 10-03-2010 03:11 PM


Good point! Thanks for asking. I was a bit confusing. I designed and built the table when I was taking some woodworking classes at the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit several years ago.

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#14 posted 10-03-2010 03:14 PM

Very nice.

I’d certainly put it in a prominent spot in our house!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#15 posted 10-03-2010 06:50 PM

Very nice indeed. I like it.

-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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