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Reproduction PA German sawbuck table from Landis Valley Museum. Believe to have been built in 1750 despite the 1805 date carved on the drawer.
Nov 03, 2011
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#1 posted 11-03-2011 08:22 PM
Very well done a unique piece with great wood finely made with great attention to detail.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#2 posted 11-03-2011 09:06 PM
A true peace of art. Very nice craftsmanship and choice of wood.
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#3 posted 11-03-2011 10:28 PM
That is a wonderful looking table, great wood and craftsmanship.
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#4 posted 11-03-2011 11:09 PM
Beautiful table!I would be afraid to use it.
-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore
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#5 posted 11-04-2011 12:22 AM
I like this a lot! Great job!
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#6 posted 11-04-2011 12:45 AM
That is one beautiful table and a great choice of wood!...........Jim
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
#7 posted 11-04-2011 01:36 AM
Thank you for the nice comments! Marter1229, I am afraid to use it. We keep it in the living room with just a lamp and small chest, but I don’t let anyone puts drinks or dishes or fingerprints on it. heh.
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#8 posted 11-04-2011 05:32 AM
Great execution! Could live at my house if you don’t have a use for it.
-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic
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#9 posted 11-04-2011 08:12 AM
Awesome. Nice out of the box design.
-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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#10 posted 11-04-2011 04:12 PM
I really like this project, and your blog. I spent a long time checking it out. This was a project worthy of FWW publication. I wondered how you made templates for the project, without de-constructing the original?
-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president
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#11 posted 11-04-2011 07:06 PM
I wish I could add something to what everyone else said but they covered it well. This project is a pleasure to look at. What a great piece!
-- St. Louis - just a cut away from finishing!
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#12 posted 11-04-2011 09:23 PM
Great project, nice wood, well done.
-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info
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#13 posted 11-05-2011 12:50 AM
That is really amazing! I like it! So beautiful.
-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!
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#14 posted 11-05-2011 03:38 AM
i follow your blog. I didn’t realize you were a lumberjock also. great to see you here as well.
-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...
#15 posted 11-05-2011 04:23 AM
Thanks so much everyone. Bradford, I had a photo in a book that included the basic dimensions—height, width, and length. I also took photos of the original but was not able to get too close to it because it was behind glass. Based on the dimensions I had from the book and the faraway photos I took, I tried my best to come up with the other sizes and shapes.
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