Lamp Table

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Project by andyboy posted 03-05-2012 09:31 PM 1429 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a simple wee project I have designed to demonstrate the construction of a door and hanging a door. Made from a bunch of odd timbers from in my garage. The top is Robinia, the sides are Oregon the back is Pine the panel is Elm the door frame is Saligna and the legs are English Plane. The bottom is Rimu

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#1 posted 03-05-2012 09:49 PM

That’s quite a mixed salad of woods! Nice little demonstration project.
Of course by ‘Oregon’, you mean Douglas Fir and Saligna is Eucalyptus Saligna

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#2 posted 03-05-2012 09:59 PM

Thanks Steve. I always referred to the imported very close grain as Oregon and the locally grown stuff (in NZ) as Douglas Fir. But you being a forester I don’t doubt your right. Yes to the Eucalyptus. All my Eucalyptus is gotten through Dennis Hocking of Bulls. You may know him.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#3 posted 03-05-2012 10:41 PM

Thanks for sharing and taking the time to make a video. Thats a great lesson for a novice such as myself. The different wood species work well together.

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#4 posted 03-06-2012 12:10 AM

Well done!

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#5 posted 03-06-2012 12:33 AM

I say very well done.

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#6 posted 03-06-2012 12:40 AM

Nice work and video Andy!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#7 posted 03-06-2012 01:04 AM

Looks good

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 03-06-2012 02:05 AM

like the mix of woods, you have them really complimenting each other.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#9 posted 03-06-2012 02:52 PM

Beautiful lamp table, will videos later.

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