White Oak Dining Keel Table

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Project by Cristof posted 09-27-2011 05:53 AM 2704 views 19 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Commission, 2004. White Oak Dining Keel Table. Two pieces of oak butterflied together for top; curved oak bow; oak trestles; walnut bow ends cover 9” hex bolts that allow table to be knocked down; clear lacquer. 30×134 x 32 inches.

-- Cristof

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#1 posted 09-27-2011 06:28 AM

Gorgeous work.

-- "The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne"

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#2 posted 09-27-2011 06:41 AM

Very excellent, something especially enjoyable about the drawing as well, but definitely a sweet design and craft.

-- -Jacob Turetsky, Industrial Designer

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#3 posted 09-27-2011 05:51 PM

I like the looks of the table and the knock down Idea! I see the grain of the feet running up did you do any thing to make them stronger? thanks!

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 09-27-2011 10:34 PM

Wow. That is one beautiful table!!..........JIm

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 09-27-2011 11:10 PM

+1 on what B13 pointed out, did you do anything to strengthen the short grain on the legs/trestles? Nice design, I may have to borrow it for my own dinning room table the wife wants.

-- Jason, JEV Woodworking

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#6 posted 09-28-2011 12:45 AM

Wow! geate piece mate. I like the design that clrverly support the centre. Is the bow steam bent?

-- Dave -

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#7 posted 09-28-2011 11:07 AM

Great looking table. Well done I’m sure they loved it!

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

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#8 posted 10-02-2011 01:03 AM

Great table. That really is something special.

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

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#9 posted 12-01-2011 11:24 PM

Very nice, the only straight line is the usable surface all the curves gives this piece exceptional flair.

-- another tip from cooperedpatterns

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