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Hall Table "inspired"

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Project by andyboy posted 03-24-2011 03:56 AM 2214 views 11 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a piece I made after a little collaboration with my class.
They all made a similar hall table after we had agreed on proportions and style.
It is made from Radiata pine. Stained blond and dark walnut.
It won me first place at the National wood skills held in Kawerau NZ in 2010.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.





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daltxguy

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#1 posted 03-24-2011 04:00 AM

Nicely done, Andy and congratulations on your win! I’ll bet they loved that it was made of Radiata!

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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andyboy

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#2 posted 03-24-2011 10:15 AM

Thanks Steve mate. Appreciate your feedback

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 03-24-2011 10:57 AM

Congrats to you mate, would really like to see more pic of this beauty though. Hard for us to really enjoy your craftsmanship! Look great though from the one pic.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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McLeanVA

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#4 posted 03-24-2011 06:32 PM

My kids would love to climb that thing. Nice work.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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ning

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#5 posted 03-25-2011 01:20 AM

Beautiful! How did you cut the drawer front out of the front piece of the table?

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andyboy

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#6 posted 03-27-2011 03:07 AM

The whole front curve is vacuum pressed in one hit. The drawer section is cut out after the glue has set. The sections that are not part of the drawer are glued back together. The drawer front is left out. It is in my opinion, too hard to try cut out the drawer later.
Thanks for your comments. Will put a few other views on later. Quite a new challenge for me converting large files to one that lumberjocks can handle.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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kiwisharyn

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#7 posted 04-14-2011 10:13 PM

Hi Andy
Congrats on the win! That’s an interesting table.
I couldn’t tell from the photo that the front was curved, so am hanging out for some more photos.
Cheers

-- ... must be time for a cup of tea and a sit-down

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andyboy

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#8 posted 05-05-2011 12:45 AM

Just found a rough picture that shows the curve a wee bit better. Oh well….will take a better shot later with more detail etc.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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kiwisharyn

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#9 posted 05-28-2011 07:11 AM

From that angle it looks like a casket on a stand! Interesting detailing.

-- ... must be time for a cup of tea and a sit-down

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