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Egyptian Cut Modern Maple Log Tables / Stools

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Project by TexPenn posted 952 days ago 2008 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Egyptian cut??? Well we had to call them something! Oh, I mean, These awsome 10 sided cubes of maple, inspired by the shapes of ancient egypt!
They measure 17” tall & 11” square on top. I started with 11X11X17” blocks of maple. I have the makita beam saw – circular saw with 16” blade. I set it to 22 degrees & cut all around the top as deep as it would go (6.5”) then conected the dots & cut as much as I could with the beam saw again. & finished the cuts with a sawzall. They came out pretty nice, so I will be making more after I finish the 10 that I am making now for Christmas.

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com





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doncutlip

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#1 posted 952 days ago

So instead of ‘walk like an Egyptian’ we’d say ‘saw like an Egyptian’? Cool, um, things, substantial and elegant.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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fissionchips

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#2 posted 952 days ago

Very nice, I have several pine logs waiting for a similar treatment. I really like to idea of sculpting from a single block of wood.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 952 days ago

Unique table well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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HalDougherty

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#4 posted 952 days ago

Very interesting! The shape shows the maple wood grain very well.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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JoeinDE

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#5 posted 951 days ago

Thanks for answering the “How the hell did he cut that?” question the popped into my head as soon as I saw these. Nice job on these.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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Bluepine38

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#6 posted 951 days ago

Great looking tables, and I thought a 10” Mall skill saw was a brute, That 16” must really be fun to wrestle
and keep a straight cut going. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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