Cypress Gate Leg Dropleaf Table ( handmade hinges!)

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Project by Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker posted 09-26-2012 03:29 PM 3474 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is made out of two board of book matched Cypress that has a drawer that goes all of the way through the table so both sides are the front. It went in a clients kitchen as an island and also eating area. It was finished with Vermont Natural Coatings with is a water base finish.

Brian Brace
Furniture Maker

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC

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#1 posted 09-26-2012 04:22 PM

Beautiful Table.

Love the grain and kudos on your wooden hinges.

Very nice fit and finish. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#2 posted 09-26-2012 05:45 PM

Nice Brian

I like the stepped legs, a nice touch


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#3 posted 09-26-2012 09:25 PM

very nice . i built a drop leaf once for my wife

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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#4 posted 09-27-2012 12:44 AM

That is a cool and unique design. Have you gots pics of the top? Are the hinges “Shipwright” style or did you drill the pin holes?

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

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#5 posted 09-27-2012 01:23 AM

Lovely piece. Well done.

-- Milton Toal, Doncaster, Melbourne Australia.

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#6 posted 09-27-2012 03:22 AM

I like it. Nice design, nice craftsmanship.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#7 posted 09-28-2012 11:29 PM

Nice piece ! Very efficient use of space.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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