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Unique set of occasional tables

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Project by Col Baker posted 777 days ago 836 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a set of circular occasional tables that has leaves that collapse down leaving the centre piece that has routed lips which slide locate into runners under the main table top. It is a compact design and very user friendly. The legs are simple square frames with one that swivels to allow the leaves to fold down. I used piano hinges but ordinary brass hinges will do. Mine is simple stained and varnished pine with all the legs tapered to give more appeal.
Concept is good but the quality is poor due to completion prior to final staining and finishing. Making another set by making all the parts and finishing them before assembly.

-- Col B.





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SirFatty

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#1 posted 777 days ago

Well done, and very clever!

-- Visit my blog at dave.spalla.com

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Kookaburra

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#2 posted 777 days ago

I want a set of these for myself! Wondeful design and I like the leg mechanics a lot with the wedge to stop the rotation.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Col Baker

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#3 posted 776 days ago

Thanks for the praise – Have to improve my quality of workmanship though.

-- Col B.

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Texchappy

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#4 posted 775 days ago

Love the design. Putting on my steal list!

-- Wood is not velveeta

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kefoo

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#5 posted 705 days ago

Well done bro , I’ll add this to my website If you don’t mind. occasional tables

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