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Project by Timber58 posted 07-12-2011 05:36 AM 1776 views 25 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was an idea i had for many years. I like the way it turned out and will be making more of these for sure! Legs and body are douglass fir, table tops are red cedar.

-- I have so many projects on the go, guess I'm not a "finish" carpenter!





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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 07-12-2011 06:09 AM

Nice looking table.I like the design. Here is one similar that I saw recently
http://www.livingfurniture.net/

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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FlairWoodworks

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#2 posted 07-12-2011 06:33 AM

Wild design. It looks like it’s stumbling. Perhaps it would look at home in a bar?

-- Chris Wong -- http://flairwoodworks.wordpress.com --

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Timber58

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#3 posted 07-12-2011 07:30 AM

Yes it does look like its collapsing, if there was more than one in a bar you might be looking for a place to set yourself down..

-- I have so many projects on the go, guess I'm not a "finish" carpenter!

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Skylark53

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#4 posted 07-12-2011 02:36 PM

Nice. What a very creative design. It looks good and stable-functional. Using the two contrasting woodgrains really accents and compliments the design work. Great work!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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ratchet

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#5 posted 07-12-2011 02:41 PM

Really nice and unique!
Thanks for sharing it with us.

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DaddyZ

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#6 posted 07-12-2011 06:35 PM

Very Cool !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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RexMcKinnon

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#7 posted 07-12-2011 09:11 PM

Great job dealing with such crooked wood. I would love to see what you so with strait wood! LOL

Seriuosly, beautiful end table.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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SCOTSMAN

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#8 posted 07-12-2011 09:23 PM

Have you been drinking? or have I taken too much morphine? Wow my eyes are spinning with this puzzle. LOL Serioulsy lovely table with a great design I love this really I do. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Zipsss

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#9 posted 07-13-2011 03:36 AM

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/7497 nice. I build this one a few years ago. Challenging,

-- Zipsss

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Konquest

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#10 posted 07-13-2011 07:35 AM

LJ’s are bringing it lately. This is the third project I’ve favorited tonight.

-- 9 3/4 fingers remaining.

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Timber58

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#11 posted 07-13-2011 07:13 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone. What a great site, so much talent out there!

-- I have so many projects on the go, guess I'm not a "finish" carpenter!

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#12 posted 07-14-2011 06:26 PM

Cool idea and nice job bringing it to reality.

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Sawtooth

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#13 posted 07-15-2011 05:07 PM

Very nice, I love the look. What are the dimensions and what size was the stock for the legs?

-- "I'm a lumbrjock and I'm OK..."

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DocSavage45

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#14 posted 07-15-2011 05:21 PM

First piece I stopped to look at while going through the gallery. Would like to know something about the build? Looked at the webb page Greg posted. Great minds think alike? I like that you choose fir, and wonder if it was neccessity or choice? Will be interesting to see where you go from here.:)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Timber58

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#15 posted 07-16-2011 05:49 AM

The table top is 17” square, the bottom one is 12” square. It stands 28” high. The legs were made from 2×8 fir that I had sawn on my mill. I cut out the legs diagonally so the grain wouldn’t run perpendicular on the bend for strength.

-- I have so many projects on the go, guess I'm not a "finish" carpenter!

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