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Project by Tomas Ferko posted 04-25-2011 02:14 AM 3026 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one was little bit of chalange with the tapered walnut sides and joinery. I must say it was great experience to build piece of art like that

-- Tom Ferko





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Pawky

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#1 posted 04-25-2011 02:57 AM

The shadowing mad it look like it was floating off the ground at first… I’m afraid it took me too long to notice it wasn’t >.< Well done with the table :)

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#2 posted 04-25-2011 04:07 AM

Welcome to LJs
Cool looking table nicely done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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ward63

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#3 posted 04-25-2011 04:04 PM

Very interesting design. Thanks for sharing.

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#4 posted 04-25-2011 08:23 PM

Cool design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#5 posted 04-26-2011 02:47 AM

Looks great! Welcome to LJs!

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#6 posted 04-27-2011 02:58 AM

Excellent Work, Very simple design!

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#7 posted 04-30-2011 01:43 PM

Looks really wonderful. I love walnut, and I am thinking of trying something similar. What did you use for joinery? Mortise and tenons? Angled? Would love to see some shots of it.

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Tomas Ferko

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#8 posted 04-30-2011 06:01 PM

yeah it is mortise and tenons. That top piece is 1 1/2” thick Hickory so the mortise is only 1” deep cut.
If I can give you some recommendations, I would definetely do 2” – 2 1/2” thick stock on top.
In my opinion the joint would be probably much stronger , but there is a saying people learn by mistakes and this one was mine. Good luck with you project KENSTONGE

-- Tom Ferko

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