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Project by JeremyT posted 06-24-2018 04:48 PM 1298 views 4 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was inspired by Andrew Klein’s twisted table which I found on Youtube. The body is hard maple, the slats are sapele, and the pegs and feet are walnut. Lots of jigs and challenges to work through. I made a router pattern for the curved legs and had to make a few extra because the maple kept tearing out. A table saw jig nestled the curved legs and formed the parallel dados for the sapele inserts. Another jig layed-out the evolving pattern in the top which was cut out on a scroll saw and finished with a spindle sander where possible. I used a drill press and chisel to form the mortises. Glue-ups were done in multiple stages and the project was finished with thinned Arm-R-Seal.

-- Jeremy - San Antonio, TX





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#1 posted 06-24-2018 05:14 PM

That’s amazing. And, an amazing lot of work. Well done.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#2 posted 06-24-2018 06:28 PM

A really unique piece!
Kind of hard to use without the glass top which creates depth to the table top.
That’s a lot of pieces to keep straight during assembly.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#3 posted 06-24-2018 06:29 PM

I am certain this looks even more spectacular in person.
Steve.

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#4 posted 06-24-2018 06:33 PM

Whoa! That is an incredible piece! I will be checking out Andrew Klein! Thanks for sharing this…

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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#5 posted 06-24-2018 08:38 PM

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#6 posted 06-24-2018 11:27 PM

wow – super cool unique piece. I can see a ton of work and detail involved. Great job!

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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Oldtool

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#7 posted 06-25-2018 12:18 AM

Interesting, a real eye catcher. Unique is an understatement, very nice.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#8 posted 06-25-2018 12:56 AM

Very Nice & Well Done Jeremy!

-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be IN the DARK!

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#9 posted 06-25-2018 01:17 AM

WOW, what an amazing look this table has. Great work!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#10 posted 06-25-2018 04:18 AM

yeah wow is right,incredible pattern,just amazing,

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#11 posted 06-25-2018 04:48 AM

WOW! This is true work of art!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 06-25-2018 11:39 AM

amazing work!

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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#13 posted 06-25-2018 12:44 PM

This is a very interesting design and so nicely done. It’s a real eye catcher!

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#14 posted 06-25-2018 02:39 PM

Very cool. It looks very “mechanical” to be which I love.

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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LoJack

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#15 posted 06-27-2018 04:40 PM

Wow, simply amazing!

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