Sawbuck Table

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Project by Kari Hultman posted 1029 days ago 2784 views 8 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Reproduction PA German sawbuck table from Landis Valley Museum. Believe to have been built in 1750 despite the 1805 date carved on the drawer.

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#1 posted 1029 days ago

Very well done a unique piece with great wood finely made with great attention to detail.

-- Custom furniture

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will delaney

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#2 posted 1029 days ago

A true peace of art. Very nice craftsmanship and choice of wood.

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#3 posted 1029 days ago

That is a wonderful looking table, great wood and craftsmanship.

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#4 posted 1029 days ago

Beautiful table!
I would be afraid to use it.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#5 posted 1029 days ago

I like this a lot! Great job!


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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 1029 days ago

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!!

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Kari Hultman

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#7 posted 1029 days ago

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 1029 days ago

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 1029 days ago

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 1028 days ago

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 1028 days ago

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 1028 days ago

Great project, nice wood, well done.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#13 posted 1028 days ago

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 1028 days ago

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...

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Kari Hultman

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#15 posted 1028 days ago

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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