Garret Hack Splay Legged Side Table

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Project by nathanjackman posted 04-03-2011 04:46 PM 2475 views 12 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Splay Legged Table by Garret Hack on FW – sorry no process pictures but this ended up being a lot fast than I thought – all the parts were cut and finished in one 2 hour session, with the exception of the top.

Ended up putting the walnut surround on due to not having a single board wide enough and wanted to minimize gluing.

Was my first time with the bead addon on the bottom, so much quicker/easier than standard tenons and really like the look.

Great, quick and educational project – took some good ideas away from this one.

Finished with Sam Maloof oil – first time and am hooked on the stuff now.

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#1 posted 04-03-2011 06:35 PM


-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#2 posted 04-03-2011 07:32 PM

Now thats way cool ,good job.

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#3 posted 04-04-2011 01:56 AM

That is a cool looking table.

I like both the angle on the bottom of the walnut, and the bead cut into the apron.

Really nice.


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#4 posted 04-04-2011 02:43 AM

Dude, this is….AWESOME!! I love the delicate design with the splayed legs; it really looks light and effortless. Thanks for adding more awesome to my day.

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#5 posted 04-04-2011 05:31 PM

Very nice!

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#6 posted 04-05-2011 04:32 AM

That is one nice looking little table.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#7 posted 05-10-2012 02:44 PM

Beautiful playful stuff. Is there an article this design came from?

Thanks for sharing!

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#8 posted 05-10-2012 03:00 PM

Yes – I believe it was an article he had in FW “Splay Leg” or something like that.

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