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Project by Andrius_Sta posted 1218 days ago 1426 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second piece of furniture that i have made so far. I didn’t glue the table top because I still don’t have the right equipment but everything else was made exclusively with hand tools: hand saw, chisels, and a couple of handplanes. Made from Baltic oak and finished with a couple coats of bees wax+linseed oil.

-- Andrius Sta, Utrecht The Netherlands http://www.andriussta.com





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superstretch

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#1 posted 1218 days ago

Very cool table surface. If you didn’t glue it, how did you a) join the top pieces to each other and b) join that to the frame?

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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Andrius_Sta

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#2 posted 1218 days ago

Sorry for my english. You misunderstood. I ordered the table top from somewhere else, it was glued from little pieces of oak. I attached the table top to the frame with self drive screws.

-- Andrius Sta, Utrecht The Netherlands http://www.andriussta.com

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superstretch

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#3 posted 1218 days ago

Ahhh Ok, I see. Well it looks like you did a good job at blending the two together.

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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Andrius_Sta

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#4 posted 1218 days ago

Thanks.

-- Andrius Sta, Utrecht The Netherlands http://www.andriussta.com

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#5 posted 1218 days ago

That’s awesome-I really, really like this! Have you thought of chamfering the edges of the tabletop? I think that would really accentuate the “lightness” of this piece.

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk!

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#6 posted 1218 days ago

Nice dining table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Andrius_Sta

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#7 posted 1217 days ago

Actually they are chamfered but just a couple of mm. I agree it would look especially light if I would have done more.

-- Andrius Sta, Utrecht The Netherlands http://www.andriussta.com

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