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Project by m104068 posted 781 days ago 952 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first major project. It ended up bigger than I had originally planned, 74” x 32”. I used Afromosia for the table top. The base is made of Mahogany. I picked up 20 linear feet of reclaimed 4×4 Mahogany in Louisiana for $60 that I used for the legs! You can see the orignal lumber in the last photo. I received the chairs from my parents and refinished the teak and reupholstered them. Overall I’m pretty happy with the project and it only cost me around $200!

However, I need improvement on my joinery techniques. I move frequently so I wanted a table base that I could disassemble – so no glue… Consequently, the table has a bit of a wobble in it. I think I may have to redo the corner braces more precisely.





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 781 days ago

awesome table.i just finished my first table today it’s a great experience!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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woodshaver

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#2 posted 781 days ago

It’s a great looking table! I love the wood grain and color tone.

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

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nomercadies

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#3 posted 780 days ago

Beautiful classic style and look. How is the table top attached to the skirt? The corner leg attachments look to be the classic lag screw/bolt stud attachment. Is there something wrong so that they don’t tighten all the way or are not attached to the skirt solidly? I would love to see close-ups of the corner assemblies.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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