Occasional Table

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Project by doorslammer posted 01-06-2013 04:32 PM 1844 views 14 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Completed this table last year, but finally getting around to getting some good photography done. Elegant cherry and tiger maple occasional table with gracefully curved cherry legs and shop sawn veneered top.

-- Aaron in TN -

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#1 posted 01-06-2013 05:40 PM

Yes indeed this table is a elegant ,a wonderful design well executed.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#2 posted 01-06-2013 06:51 PM

I love your design – very Krenovian.
Are the legs splayed outwards or is that an optical illusion?

Thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 01-06-2013 08:49 PM

Elegant design and execution ! Simple clean lines make this a piece that can go with almost any decor.

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#4 posted 01-06-2013 09:52 PM

great looking table. I like the design. very nice.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 01-06-2013 10:08 PM

The legs are curved out of a 1 3/4” billet so the inside tips of the top and bottom are in the same plane perpendicular to the floor, but the curvature created angled joints for all the rails.

-- Aaron in TN -

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#6 posted 01-07-2013 01:38 AM

Really nice piece. Light and “airy”. Obviously you enjoyed the grain in the rails, and rightly so. Fantastic job on the curved legs.

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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#7 posted 01-07-2013 03:02 PM

Great looking table! Like the choice of wood, unique design and beautiful wood finish.


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#8 posted 01-07-2013 09:49 PM

Looks like simple but that’s a great example of art!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#9 posted 01-08-2013 12:00 AM

Very nice table!

I’ve made “curved on 2 sides” legs before, and they’re a lot of work. I kept the inside edges straight though, to keep the joinery simpler. Cheating, though, compared to your legs!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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