Butterfly table

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Project by mailee posted 08-14-2011 09:53 PM 1374 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a commision I undertook as the customer coulldn’t find a drop leaf table. It was designed by me in a butterfly shape and is made in Beech with a mahogany trim. The table top was MDF which I applied a Beech veneer to and the banding was wrapped around the edges. This was my first attempt at large scale veneering using my vacuum press and I was happy with the outcome.


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#1 posted 08-15-2011 12:49 AM

That looks incredible, very nicely done.

-- Wilson

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#2 posted 08-16-2011 12:14 AM

Thanks Wilson, I really did enjoy building it and I had a free hand in the design which I don’t often get.


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#3 posted 08-22-2011 03:09 PM

It looks like it turned out perfect. Very beautiful design and the craftsmanship is very evident. Thanks for sharing.

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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