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Project by crossroad posted 11-04-2018 04:19 AM 575 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wifey saw a picture in a magazine and said “Can you make that?” I said “yes dear.” The top is 8/4, the skirt 6/4, and the legs are 5”” square. The top is secured with figure 8’s. Being solid oak, this son of a gun weighs a ton. Finished with Arm R Seal.
Happy wife, happy life

-- "Why am I soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?"





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 11-04-2018 11:35 AM

nice and very impressive – bold leg placement, I like it

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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horky

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#2 posted 11-04-2018 12:28 PM

very nice job. Very clean looking.

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Knockonit

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#3 posted 11-04-2018 02:29 PM

Wow, what an eye catcher, especially leg placement, while not a huge fan of oak as its done so often, this is absolutely one of the best looking oak tables i’ve ever seen, i may have to shamelessly copy this, perhaps not in oak, but the design is well done.
thanks for sharing
Rj in az

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ralbuck

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#4 posted 11-04-2018 04:36 PM

Very pretty and strong enough to put the truck on too.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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crossroad

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#5 posted 11-04-2018 07:21 PM

RJ, I’m not a big fan of oak either. I’m a walnut guy but it would have cost a fortune to make this table. My local hardwood store had a few 16” wide oak boards that were very reasonable so I went that route. Thanks for the kind words

-- "Why am I soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?"

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swirt

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#6 posted 11-05-2018 12:20 AM

Nice modern design. Is the top attached to the legs at all or is it only attached to the skirts?

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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