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Project by Woodendeavor posted 11-05-2012 02:27 PM 2312 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first log I took to the saw mill and had cut for myself. It was a fun project trying to work the crotch grain that changes direction every other inch. Split is keyed with english walnut and filled with black resin. Trying to develop my own style, square tapered legs with round tenons through the top splayed on an angle and secured with ebony wedges.





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#1 posted 11-05-2012 03:40 PM

Leg detail is nice! Good start on developing your own style.

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#2 posted 11-05-2012 08:56 PM

Two thumbs up!

Can you add a close-up of the split?

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#3 posted 11-05-2012 09:57 PM

I like the leg dowel’s standing proud of the surface, well designed and well built. Ditto on the close-ups

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#4 posted 11-06-2012 01:54 PM

I like it!

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

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#5 posted 11-19-2012 01:32 PM

Sorry for the delay in getting another picture here. Just finished a weekend long craft show, it was a sprint to the finish line. Here is a good studio picture of the top

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#6 posted 11-24-2012 02:33 AM

I dig it!

I am interested in the technique, how did you bore the leg tenons? Are the holes square to the top or at an angle to create the splay?

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#7 posted 06-05-2013 12:53 AM

Hadn’t noticed this before.

I think many attempt to create an aesthetically pleasing piece by authoring new design elements.

Sometimes it works… Other times… Not so much. This table makes the grade with flying colors.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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