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Project by Alan posted 2197 days ago 1740 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is almost all veneer, except for the edge around the top. The legs were made of mahogany veneer over 1/8” MDF, over 3/8” bending ply. I made 2 opposing sides for each leg. The 2 sides were glued to end pieces, which were also veneered to make the legs look like they’re solid wood all the way around. See more of my work at alancarterstudio.com.

-- Alan Carter, www.alancarterstudio.com





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John Fry

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#1 posted 2197 days ago

A very attractive piece!

-- John, Chisel and Bit Custom Crafted Furniture, www.chiselandbit.com

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Coondog

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#2 posted 2197 days ago

simply beautiful!!

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2197 days ago

Alan,

This is another gorgeous piece.

thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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ram

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#4 posted 2197 days ago

Good work, Alan!!

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 2197 days ago

Very nice piece of furniture.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#6 posted 2197 days ago

very nice alan, i love the pieces on your web site. I have a couple questions if thats ok? are all your pieces veenered,and how do you finish your pieces,they look great.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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#7 posted 2196 days ago

That is really sharp. What’s the top veneer? Is that mahogany too? It sort of looks like lacewood but I’ve seen some mahogany almost that nice too.
Just curouis but this is the 2nd project post I’ve seen this week for a console table. I’ve probnably been under a rock but hadn’t heard that term before. What makes it a console table? Something in the design, or something related to a function?

-- Use the fence Luke

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Alan

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#8 posted 2196 days ago

Thanks to all who posted kind comments. Much appreciated. More stuff coming soon.

-- Alan Carter, www.alancarterstudio.com

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#9 posted 1822 days ago

another great table

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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