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Project by grosa posted 12-17-2011 at 06:56 AM 1928 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project had it’s challenges. The star base was all designed on sketch up before any cutting was done. The scalloped face was cut on the legacy mill with an 1 1/2” core box bit.

-- Have a great day.





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 12-17-2011 at 09:02 AM

Super table!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Bluepine38

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#2 posted 12-17-2011 at 09:33 AM

Even with a legacy mill, that scalloped face had to take a lot of time whether you cut each notch individually,
or cut long strips of molding and edge glued them together. The end result is great, thank you for sharing.

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

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 12-17-2011 at 10:02 AM

That is a great and very modern design. I really like it. Where is the table going to go? I would make an impressive statement in an entrance hall.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 12-17-2011 at 10:49 AM

Looks pretty cool . Are we looking at scalloped , painted wood / MDF , or aluminum ?
Happy Holidays , G : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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redryder

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#5 posted 12-17-2011 at 11:15 AM

Ya, and how is this great looking table attached to the wall ??
Sounds like you have some splainin to do…........

-- mike...............

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dmmflys

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#6 posted 12-17-2011 at 02:45 PM

That is simply awesome!!!! Love modern furniture/art. You should check out some of the artistes that presented there works at this years “Sofa” I went to the one at Navy Pier in Chicago.

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grosa

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#7 posted 12-17-2011 at 08:47 PM

Thank you all for your comments. The table base is attached to the wall with screws.

The scallops were made from MDF so I could bend it.

The silver paint is silver powder mixed with clear.

-- Have a great day.

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#8 posted 12-17-2011 at 10:58 PM

Thanks for the info , my friend : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Mike

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#9 posted 12-01-2012 at 08:41 PM

Wow. I didn’t know you could bend MDF like that.

Great Job!

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! - http://www.termitecrafts.com

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grosa

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#10 posted 12-02-2012 at 06:06 AM

You can buy ultra light MDF, It is much lighter than regular MDF and it bends much easier.

-- Have a great day.

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#11 posted 04-14-2013 at 09:57 PM

Holy cow, Batman! That is a spectacular execution of a very cool design! I don’t know if I believe it was done by a mere mortal woodworker… It looks so perfect and so unique,too. Kudos to you on your accomplishment.

-- Spence in Skokie, IL

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grosa

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#12 posted 04-18-2013 at 06:35 PM

Thanks, Sawtooth.

-- Have a great day.

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