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Spiral Ribbon side table

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Project by grosa posted 08-30-2012 10:21 PM 1513 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small side table. The top is made from 1”Red Oak and has a scalloped edge instead of being square. The base is also Red Oak with a red Mahogany stain. The 6” spiral is made from Ash, The ribbon is painted with midnight copper and the edges of the ribbon are painted gold. The top is !” x 15” x 20 1/2”. It stands 25 1/2” tall. This was a fun project. When the lacquer drys I will sand and buff it smooth. Hope you guys like it.

-- Have a great day.





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Alexandre

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#1 posted 08-30-2012 10:22 PM

Just… Wow. How did you get it spiral?

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grosa

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#2 posted 08-30-2012 10:25 PM

I did the spiral on the Legacy 1500 mill. Look it up on you tube they have a bunch of videos on it.

-- Have a great day.

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 08-30-2012 10:27 PM

I’m impressed! I love the spiral. Beautiful looking piece!

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

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grosa

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#4 posted 08-30-2012 10:29 PM

Thank you woodshaver.

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shipwright

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#5 posted 08-30-2012 10:33 PM

Tricky machine or no, that’s a very nice piece of work.

Good one !!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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grosa

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#6 posted 08-30-2012 10:34 PM

Thanks Paul, The machine is very simple if you just follow the charts. I love it.

-- Have a great day.

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Gshepherd

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#7 posted 08-31-2012 12:12 AM

Unique, Nice Job….. Thinking out of the box is fun I bet…...

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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grosa

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#8 posted 08-31-2012 12:29 AM

Gshepherd, I have spent my life thinking outside of the box. That’s what makes it fun. Thank you.

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LittlePaw

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#9 posted 08-31-2012 01:44 AM

I love it! I need to learn how to make the leg like that!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 08-31-2012 02:01 AM

The whole project is very cool but the spiral leg is over the top!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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grosa

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#11 posted 08-31-2012 02:14 AM

Thank you LittlePaw
Thank you gfadvm

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#12 posted 08-31-2012 05:17 AM

Very cool. Love the spiral.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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michelletwo

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#13 posted 08-31-2012 11:05 AM

I do lots of sprials, but not on this big of a scale! Even without the 2 colors it would have been quite eye catching. Very interesting

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Don "Dances with Wood" Butler

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#14 posted 08-31-2012 12:23 PM

I too, have a Legacy mill, the 1500EX.
Making spirals is such fun (and a lot of work).
When I first glanced at the photo I thought you had somehow intertwined different wood species. The paint is great stuff.
I have used paint to simulate mineral stones in wood finger rings I make.

Nice work.
Thanks for sharing.
Don

-- Will trade wife's yarn for wood.

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#15 posted 08-31-2012 02:13 PM

Awsome leg!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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