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Project by Zipsss posted 2274 days ago 1656 views 11 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second attempt at this table, the first one had solid legs, but there were weak at certain points, this one is laminated and very stable. The proportions are also an improvement, since this one looks a lot lighter than the first. The top is veneer olive tree and the legs are mahogany. The sides are Elm with mahogany(eyes).

The name is obvious after you look at the table top.

-- Zipsss





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Tony Z

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#1 posted 2274 days ago

I drew up a table with this leg design a couple months ago and have yet to construct it. Nice job on yours. Did you come up with it yourself or is it from a plan?

-- Tony, Ohio

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GaryK

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#2 posted 2274 days ago

Great looking job! Lamination is the only way go for something like this.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Dan'um Style

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#3 posted 2274 days ago

I like this one ! sounds like a cool theme for a lumberjocks challenge.

The Lumberjock Tornado Table Challenge of 2010 … winner gets cover-photo and high gloss fold-out !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Zipsss

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#4 posted 2274 days ago

As far as I know, this is my own design. I look all over the internet for something similar, but I did not found any reference to this leg twist design.
Lamination works very good, but next time I will try steam bending.

-- Zipsss

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Damian Penney

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#5 posted 2274 days ago

Nicely executed Tony

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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Sawdust2

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#6 posted 2274 days ago

Do you have M. C. Escher drawings around your house?

Lee

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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woodup

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#7 posted 2274 days ago

Fantastic Design! Great Execution. I got the image of a bat’s face on the table top. Thanks for sharing.

-- Michael, Fort Worth, TX. "I wood if I could!"

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#8 posted 2274 days ago

“Wicked” Cool!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Kevin Violette

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#9 posted 2274 days ago

Beautiful piece Zipsss! That olive veneer is outstanding!

-- Kevin -- (http://www.furniturebykevin.com)

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trifern

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#10 posted 2274 days ago

There is a lot of personality in that table. Nice job.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Napaman

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#11 posted 2274 days ago

turned out great…love those legs!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Kipster

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#12 posted 2274 days ago

Wow The table top is truly one of a kind. Wood crafters look a life time to see examples such as your table and then can’t afford to take it home with them.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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Woodhacker

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#13 posted 2273 days ago

That is amazing. Great design…very unique and interesting!

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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Douglas Bordner

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#14 posted 2273 days ago

I thing I’ve seen that face in Hieronymus Bosch’s “Garden of Earthly Delights”.
Wicked cool table.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Davesfunwoodworking

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#15 posted 2273 days ago

Very nice table! I have been working on a table that Is very much like this one. I feel really bad, you came out with one before me. I was stumped as how to make the legs strong enough. But I like your idea. You are a very good craftsman. Great job!!!!!!!!

-- Davesfunwoodworking

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