baltic birch ply like the previous design. thanx sam maloof....

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Project by scoot1111 posted 967 days ago 3524 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

laminated plywood (3×3/4” for the legs)
this table is a bit labor intensive but turned out nice.

-- scott

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#1 posted 967 days ago

This is really cool Scott.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 967 days ago

Looks great, very cool!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#3 posted 967 days ago

Sweet I love these ply designs!!!!!!!!!!! I will one day accumulate enough scrap to take a stab at it.

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#4 posted 967 days ago


-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#5 posted 967 days ago

I love the way the ply pattern makes it even MORE of a piece of functional art! Looks cool. Going to have to remember your technique for future projects.

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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#6 posted 967 days ago

That is so cool. This table and the others you have made using this style are awesome. The use of a maloof joint is great and very well executed. I have just added another project to my favorites and might try this as a coffee table. What are the dimensions of the joint and how thick is the table top and second tier?

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 967 days ago

That thing looks great. Nice job!! I may have to try that one day.

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#8 posted 967 days ago

You know your good when you can make something this great out of plywood! That is a great project!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 967 days ago

thanx for all the comments everyone!!! i love this piece…....the legs start out 3” wide to a taper of about 1” round. they are 3 sheets of 3/4” ply glued together. the tops are 2 sheets. the joint is about 5/8” wide…it varies

-- scott

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#10 posted 967 days ago

Sometimes shaping wooden objects really works. This is one of those rare occasions.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#11 posted 966 days ago

Very nice table and I really like your joinery. I’d never heard of a maloof joint before I read this. Probably have seen it before but didn’t know what I was loking at.

-- ~^ DaveG ~^

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#12 posted 952 days ago

Never thought ply would look so good.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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