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Project by FloridaArt posted 10-14-2012 10:47 PM 855 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

October, 2012—I had some maple left overs and decided to make a small table. After the top was made I found these nice legs at the Sarasota Architectural Salvage store, and also bought the decorative carvings on the ends.

This has a light amber stain followed by multiple coats of satin polyurethane. Many thanks to my woodworking pal, Sawdust Tom, for the suggestions on how to do the trim. My wife says it turned out nice.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





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Jonathan

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#1 posted 10-14-2012 11:01 PM

Well done, Art, well done.

An excellent compilation of pieces and parts.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 10-14-2012 11:16 PM

Beautiful piece.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 10-14-2012 11:42 PM

Nice table Art! Very unique and beautiful too!

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

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#4 posted 10-15-2012 12:04 AM

Maple is not easy to find in FL. Nice job on the table Art.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 10-15-2012 12:49 AM

That turned out quite well. I like the contrasting trim. You shoulda lied about making the legs and medallions :)

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

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Eric in central Florida

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#6 posted 10-15-2012 04:26 AM

Nice job Art !
All the pieces compliment each other very nicely.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#7 posted 10-15-2012 03:32 PM

Highly appealing. Turned out well. If the wife likes it you are golden.

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#8 posted 10-15-2012 04:07 PM

Nicely done. A show piece for sure!

-- The greatest risk is not taking one...

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#9 posted 10-15-2012 10:42 PM

That is beautiful Art. Woods are very classy together, along with the design of coarse.

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

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#10 posted 10-17-2012 11:57 AM

Nicely done Art, A very nice looking side table, I like how you added the detail to the ends and the trim.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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