Mahogany table

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Project by shavins posted 10-16-2011 08:35 PM 1452 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was made to go with the chair i made and posted just a few mins ago . Sapele Mahohany all round with Maple drawers. Pulling on the gold chain underneath makes the insert pop up and it can be used as a drafting table then. The sides are veneered oak and the right side is a removable panel which can be popped out using a special bar. This reveals space to hide a laptop or similar sized valuables. There are some rough edges to be smoothed out as it was made to a tight schedule but all in good time!Any and all comments/critiques welcome!

-- shavins

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#1 posted 10-16-2011 08:56 PM

That is a beautiful table. The shaping of the legs and rails is great. What type of finish did you use?

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#2 posted 10-16-2011 09:18 PM

Beautiful table.

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#3 posted 10-16-2011 09:44 PM

Fantastic piece of woodworking!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 10-16-2011 10:17 PM

Wow that is a really nice table.

-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me

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#5 posted 10-17-2011 01:25 AM

Lots of tricky cuts and shaping executed very nicely.
Great job !

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#6 posted 10-17-2011 04:53 AM

Just terrific work here…!

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#7 posted 10-17-2011 02:00 PM

That’s awesome. Great job.

-- "Never measure......cut as many times as necessary." - PeteMoss

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#8 posted 10-17-2011 05:07 PM

Thanks for all the feedback, its good to know what other lumberjocks think of your work1bobosaurus i used 2 coats dark mahogany stain followed by 3 coats of base sprayed on topped off with 2 coats of lacquer sprayed on.

-- shavins

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#9 posted 10-17-2011 05:12 PM

classic! and I think the choice for mahogany was spot on for this design

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