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Project by Greedo posted 996 days ago 2146 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Commissioned table, my very first table as well. I was nervous about making a table but it turned out to go smoothly.
I bought a whole slabbed oak tree for it, 100% solid french oak. Legs had te be removable so no MnT jonts, but screws.
Finished with 3 coats of water based 2 component mat polyurethane.





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j_c

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#1 posted 996 days ago

Love the way the top appears to float! is the top one solid piece with all four edges rebated?

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Greedo

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#2 posted 996 days ago

j_c, the client wanted that little style element after seeing it somewhere else, the top is a solid piece made with glued up boards with a rebate routed all around. The top is not supposed to stick out, but i intentionally made it a few mm wider to cope with eventual shrinking.

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j_c

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#3 posted 996 days ago

Thanks for the info Greedo – I really like it. Slightly different execution to most ‘floating’ tops you see.

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#4 posted 996 days ago

Very nice. I like the look.

-- Ty, Up in Washington

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#5 posted 996 days ago

Great Lookin Table

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#6 posted 995 days ago

Very nicely done!

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#7 posted 995 days ago

Nice one! I really like the modern, no-nonsense design.
The rebate gives it a certain elegance.

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WRAAdesign

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#8 posted 991 days ago

It’s never easy making clean look good. Great work!

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AdamScudder

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#9 posted 991 days ago

Very nice! I like floating tops; someday I hope to find a top that actually floats!

-- Adam Scudder Woodworking

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#10 posted 804 days ago

superbe table j ai fait le même pour un restaurant.très beau travail

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#11 posted 804 days ago

le monde est petit

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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