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Limbert Tabourette

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Project by Alongiron posted 899 days ago 1457 views 9 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Tabourette looks exactly like the table that appeared in Charles P. Limbert Co.’s 1905 furniture catalog. His company producted Arts & Craft furniture in Grand Rapids, MIch. This table sold for $7 in 1905; a recent example fetched $1,600 at an Auction. It is made from Quarter Sawn White Oak with 3 coats of clear shellac and a coat of wax

-- Measure twice and cut once.....





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Woodwrecker

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#1 posted 899 days ago

That table came out great.
The joinery is right on the money, and it goes perfectly with that nice rocker in the pictures.
The grain in that oak is beautiful too.

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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woody57

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#2 posted 899 days ago

beautiful piece
thanks for sharing this

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 899 days ago

Steve that is one sweet table. I love the look of the QSO. As Woodwrecker said, it really compliments that beautiful rocker. You have some talent – thanks for sharing with us.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 899 days ago

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That is one beautiful table. That grain makes it alive!!Great job. It is one of my favorites!!.........Jim

ps. I wish I had a place for one and I’d make it now!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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tenontim

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#5 posted 899 days ago

Very nice job. The Limbert table is one of my favorite styles of tabourette. You did a very faithful reproduction of it. Thanks for the post.

-- Tim

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SASmith

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#6 posted 899 days ago

Wonderful work.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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BTKS

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#7 posted 892 days ago

Perfect execution. Nice looking piece.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Bertha

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#8 posted 892 days ago

Excellent choice of materials. Let this be a lesson to anyone who doubts the finishing power of shellac;) I have a defective gene, not liking oak. This piece makes it really hard, though.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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