or Join Now!
I built a pair of these. I’m hoping to sell them to pay for some of my shop equipment. It will make my wife very happy!
-- Ken --------- never try and put 5 lbs. of tenon in a 3 lb. mortise.
home | projects | blog
223 posts in 1369 days
Preview this project card
205 posts in 1417 days
#1 posted 01-24-2012 12:22 AM
Did you turn the legs? Nice tables, nice work.
-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.
11777 posts in 2688 days
#2 posted 01-24-2012 01:03 AM
How about sharing some details about your fine tables with us ?
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
2832 posts in 2556 days
#3 posted 01-24-2012 01:41 AM
I love period pieces and that one is spot-on
-- Don, Royersford, PA
412 posts in 2181 days
#4 posted 01-24-2012 03:12 AM
Very nice work, thanks for posting.
-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.
13347 posts in 2673 days
#5 posted 01-24-2012 03:22 AM
Beautiful tea table.
3222 posts in 1418 days
#6 posted 01-24-2012 03:57 AM
You have built some very nice tables. I like the legs. What type of wood did you use?
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
113625 posts in 2577 days
#7 posted 01-24-2012 04:19 AM
That’s a beautiful table . so will done.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
#8 posted 01-24-2012 04:12 PM
Thanks so much to all! Yes Jen I did turn the legs. They are turned with a method called converging axis. I learned it from a book by Norman Vandall. The wood is figured soft maple. I get it from a lumber supply Maine Coast Lumber right up the street. They let me go through the bins and I can usually find some decent figured. I bring my block plane to check the rough sawn. What a bargain $2.15 a bf. Mortise and tenon joinery,hand planed tops then hand scraped. The finish is General water dye Vintage Cherry,then 4 coats of rubbing varnish Minwax Antique Oil Finish. About 100 hours for 2 tables. Guess I won’t get rich doing this. Hope to get $600 for the pair. Thanks again everyone for all the nice comments. I’m humbled.
Lee A. Jesberger
6787 posts in 2980 days
#9 posted 04-23-2012 11:07 PM
Great job on these.
It’s pretty tough to get rich doing this kind of work. Believe me, I know.
-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com
#10 posted 04-24-2012 01:42 PM
I get more pleasure out of building this stuff.
Go to Pulse page »
©2015 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics