Hall table- Curly Maple and Cuban Mahogany

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Project by WoodenSoldier posted 01-17-2012 09:15 AM 3716 views 8 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The top is Cuban mahogany, the apron is curly maple, and the legs are plain maple. Finished it with an oil/poly finish. Kind of wish now that I tried BLO on the top to really darken it. I think it will redden over time anyhow though.

I’m really happy with the way it came out. I used plans to help lay out and build the jig to shape the legs.
Thanks for looking!

-- Create something everyday.

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#1 posted 01-17-2012 10:55 AM

Nice one! Well done. What are the dimensions?


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#2 posted 01-17-2012 10:57 AM

Great looking table and the soft curve at the bottom of the legs looks great.

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

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#3 posted 01-17-2012 11:36 AM

Sweet looking table. Nice build.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#4 posted 01-17-2012 11:55 AM

Beautiful table.

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#5 posted 01-17-2012 03:10 PM

That is a very nice build. And nice design too.

Good job,

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#6 posted 01-17-2012 03:12 PM

Great. Looking table. Excellent Craftmenship.

-- Michael A. Norman

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#7 posted 01-17-2012 03:53 PM

The legs look fantastic.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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#8 posted 01-17-2012 03:59 PM

Beautiful !! Like the deisign.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#9 posted 01-17-2012 04:49 PM

Great looking table! I like the legs allot.

-- Better looking at it than for it....

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#10 posted 01-17-2012 05:03 PM

Beautiful !

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#11 posted 01-17-2012 05:43 PM

Very nice! The curves on the legs add a nice touch.

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#12 posted 01-17-2012 08:35 PM

Love the colors, the mahoghany with darken with time as well – I think NOT using the BLO was a good move.
The oil often helps the figure pop – so would have enhanced the curly figure on the aprons, but it also would darken the piece – and the oil continues to darken with time.

-- “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain

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#13 posted 01-17-2012 09:41 PM

That’s one beautiful table good job.

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#14 posted 01-18-2012 01:20 AM

Woah! Most excellent craftmanship!

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#15 posted 01-18-2012 01:23 AM

Very, very nice table

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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