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Project by Terry Ferguson posted 06-28-2012 04:25 PM 1838 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Designed and built as a birthday present for a friend, this table meets her requirements for particular dimensions.
Made of various hardwood scraps and pallet boards: rift white oak, red oak, walnut, cherry, maple, and ash.
Mixed style with Asian influence. The legs have two-way reverse tapers and a large chamfer on the outside corners.
The top is a frame with a panel of unglued and spaced boards that are splined to allow for movement as the table will go from our dry climate to a much higher humidity on her houseboat. The drawer, built to house CD’s, has a vertical sliding stop on the back for easy removal and provides 7/8 extension.

Seafin Teak oil & waterborne poly

Dimensions: 22” wide, 24” high, 14” deep

-- Terry Ferguson, Bend Oregon





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rmac

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#1 posted 06-28-2012 04:43 PM

Another super design, Mr. F. I really like your style.

—Russ

-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs. http://thesorteddetails.blogspot.com/

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yuri

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#2 posted 06-28-2012 04:52 PM

Terry,
great table. Excellent design, careful material selection and top notch execution. I like your style.

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BTimmons

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#3 posted 06-28-2012 05:50 PM

There are a lot of fascinating details in that piece! Can’t say I’ve ever seen anything quite like it.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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Tom Godfrey

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#4 posted 06-28-2012 06:52 PM

Added you as a buddy. Hope that’s okay with you. From your home page I will be interested to see what you can come up with next. Very nice work and very different work.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 06-28-2012 07:08 PM

Excellent job, from design to execution.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 06-28-2012 07:12 PM

Very unique design ….love the color and grain contrast : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Roger

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#7 posted 06-28-2012 11:46 PM

Sweet. Nice design, and lotsa nice details

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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DocSavage45

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#8 posted 06-29-2012 01:01 AM

WOW! When I grow up I wanna build one like this. Eye candy!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 06-29-2012 01:06 AM

Wondering how you start? Is it something you see then make? Or did it evolve? A master would think to spline it for a piece on water.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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SergeantSawDust

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#10 posted 06-29-2012 01:59 AM

That’s a really cool design. Well done my friend.

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker. http://sergeantsawdust.com

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vipond33

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#11 posted 07-01-2012 01:41 PM

A very solid looking piece with lightness gained from those tapers & a very interesting shelf structure with a subtle colour contrast on the plugs. All in all a fine piece in your usual high style. Wish I could design as well.
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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Kevin_WestCO

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#12 posted 07-22-2012 09:35 PM

Nice design. I like all the diverse kinds of woods and grains.

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