Lamp Table

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Project by andyboy posted 870 days ago 1102 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 870 days ago

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 870 days ago

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 870 days ago

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 870 days ago

Well done!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 870 days ago

I say very well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 870 days ago

Nice work and video Andy!

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

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#7 posted 870 days ago

Looks good

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 870 days ago

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

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

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#9 posted 870 days ago

Beautiful lamp table, will videos later.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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