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Here’s my first attempt at a table. The side and top are curly maple, the legs are cherry.
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#1 posted 12-23-2012 05:15 PM
Beautiful table I love the colors. Welcome to LJ’s.
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#2 posted 12-23-2012 05:32 PM
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#3 posted 12-23-2012 06:23 PM
Nice lite look with those gently tapered legs.Welcome to LJ’s, I’m looking forward to your next post.FWIW, alot of hall tables like this have the table top edges relieved with a slight bevel to make them lighter to the eye.Great build and good wood choices.
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#4 posted 12-23-2012 06:25 PM
Looks great! I need to build me one of those!
Looks like a 2 beverage project—-might take me a few more… I’m still pretty new at this :)
Keep ‘em coming.
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#5 posted 12-23-2012 07:39 PM
Very nice table, good job on the craftsmanship.
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#6 posted 12-23-2012 08:47 PM
Simple and elegant.
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#7 posted 12-23-2012 11:34 PM
A great first project to post here that appears to be well constructed and nicely finished. How did you taper the legs (tablesaw, jointer, etc.)? I like your wood combination here.
Welcome to LumberJocks! I’ll be curious to see your next project.
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#8 posted 12-24-2012 12:39 AM
Thanks everyone, the top does have a round over routed on it. Those are just crappy cell pics…. The legs were made on the table saw with a tapered jig I made…
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#9 posted 12-24-2012 01:48 AM
Welcome. Two of my favorite species of wood, combined! What dimension of lumber did you start with? 4/4 and 8/4? How deep (wide) is that top board? GrumpyMike – if you are still following, I am curious about your comment. Beveled inward, from top surface to bottom of board on all four sides? What approximate degree would be acceptable? I have one of these builds in my future.
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