LumberJocks

Hexagonal Table

  • Advertise with us
Project by concretepicture posted 981 days ago 908 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This side table was the culmination of a fair amount of wood milling. The result was some very unique wood patterns that really add a lot of detail to the piece. I was quite pleased with how both the wood and the concrete turned out. I cut down the oak from an old Savannah homestead – the owner was adding a garage. The concrete is made from white cement with a tan sand and has a design strength of 8000psi. The top is 1.5″ thick with the embedded arrows. The entire top has a 1/8″ high gloss epoxy finish that is heat resistant. I gave it to my parents.

-- http://ConcretePicture.wordpress.com





8 comments so far

View SASmith               's profile

SASmith

1531 posts in 1572 days


#1 posted 981 days ago

Unique table. I had never seen wood inlaid into concrete.
Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

View doncutlip's profile

doncutlip

2832 posts in 2141 days


#2 posted 981 days ago

I like how the leg tops show through, and the details are fanstatic, great job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

View Napaman's profile

Napaman

5315 posts in 2662 days


#3 posted 981 days ago

i like the top.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

View devann's profile

devann

1735 posts in 1277 days


#4 posted 981 days ago

Your table looks cool. Don’t see many hexagon shaped. Leg location for me in the past has been a dilemma. What are the dimensions?

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

View Bernie's profile

Bernie

414 posts in 1422 days


#5 posted 981 days ago

Very impressive, especially when considering the fact that you mixed wood and concrete into the project. Just the woodworking and the angles and joints are impressive – But adding concrete – WOW. Your parents raised quite the son they are most certainly proud of. Congratulations to the whole family!

-- Bernie: It never gets hot or cold in New Hampshire, just seasonal!

View concretepicture's profile

concretepicture

8 posts in 984 days


#6 posted 980 days ago

The hexagonal top measures 24″ from side to side and 27″ from corner to corner. It is 23” tall. I found that using only three legs eliminated the chance (more like a guarantee) that one or more legs would not contact the ground. I would have struggled with six legs.
Thanks for all of the encouragement.

-- http://ConcretePicture.wordpress.com

View devann's profile

devann

1735 posts in 1277 days


#7 posted 980 days ago

Thanks for the dimension post concrete.

I’ve been making some six sided tables, but use a single center post and then four legs with adjustable feet to keep it from tipping over.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/42304

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

View enzo61's profile

enzo61

92 posts in 1797 days


#8 posted 978 days ago

Very good work…............compliments.

Please you have the pattern????

Thank you Enzo

-- by enzo61

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase