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Curly Maple Hall Table

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Project by Christopher Corveleyn posted 10-24-2012 05:40 PM 1645 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this to hold the paperback books. the top overhangs enough to allow it to be against the wall. Curly maple is nice to work with and stained it with Behlen – Aniline dye (orange) and four coats of shellac and sanding between each coat. The legs were turned from mahogany and tapered to a small ball end.

-- Chris from New Jersey





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#1 posted 10-24-2012 06:53 PM

Very nice design. Looks to fit perfectly in that specific corner. Finish looks flawless as well. Nice job.

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#2 posted 10-24-2012 09:35 PM

I like the thin legs. Very elegant.

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#3 posted 10-24-2012 10:50 PM

Simple, elegant…in a word: Beautiful!

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#4 posted 10-24-2012 11:29 PM

Very nice design! Thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 10-25-2012 01:14 AM

very nice table the delicate legs really set it apart from the average hall table.

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#6 posted 10-25-2012 01:17 AM

Very cool… the legs are so thin, are they as fragile as they look?

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#7 posted 10-25-2012 01:35 AM

Very nice design. The legs are just perfectly proportioned to make the whole table look like the table is about to float away.
Thanks.

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#8 posted 10-25-2012 01:51 AM

Christopher, I need to learn from your elegant style. My biggest challenge is to avoid overbuilding. I need you to oversee my projects until I can build with more restraint regarding wood thickness.

-- Paul, Clinton, NC

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#9 posted 10-25-2012 07:29 AM

Quality work and a perfect fit for the space it occupies. Well done

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#10 posted 10-25-2012 02:22 PM

Awesome job! I definately can see all your hard work shine through.

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#11 posted 10-25-2012 02:27 PM

Tall thin legs are always attractive. (-:

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#12 posted 10-25-2012 09:33 PM

Stunning table….. Love the finish and of course the long legs…...

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#13 posted 10-26-2012 07:24 AM

Very Nice work! Thanks For Posting!

Rick

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