Octagonal table

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Project by Philfranklin posted 636 days ago 1506 views 19 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a combination of a few items designs, all merged together. I have long admired the Stickley octagonal table. I also wanted to try these long keys where I saw on an antique piece, giving a design to the legs, which otherwise might need some artful work on them.

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#1 posted 636 days ago

Very nice effect with the long keys on the legs. Usually I see this kind of a table with some kind of cutout. This makes the legs much more striking. This is yet another one going into my favorites.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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Jim Sellers

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#2 posted 636 days ago

cool style and nice design. Thanks for posting. Going in my favorites too.

-- J.C.Sellers

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#3 posted 636 days ago

Very nice Phil ,like you said this has a few styles incorporated in it,it has a Roycroft feel to it besides the obvious Stickley design. A wonderful build.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 635 days ago

This is a great looking table. I really like the long tenon wedges. Is it a dry fit, or are they glued in place?

-- Allen, Colorado

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#5 posted 635 days ago

I am really digging the long keys on this… Good eye and artistic touch!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Paulo in Texas

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#6 posted 635 days ago

I haven’t seen keys that long, this is such a great design.

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 635 days ago

Unique design. I like it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#8 posted 635 days ago

That’s a great piece. Nice design, nice craftsmanship. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#9 posted 635 days ago

great projects can only be as good as the wood they start with. Great stock and design. Thanks for posting.

-- Do something nice for somebody

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#10 posted 635 days ago

Way to work the vernacular! Very nicely done indeed.


-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#11 posted 635 days ago

nice piece

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#12 posted 634 days ago

Great looking piece! I doubt Gustav himself couldn’t have done it better!

-- Dean

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#13 posted 628 days ago

I love the Stickley influence and you really did the finish proud! Great job!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#14 posted 620 days ago

Good work, well conceived, thanks for the idea …

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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