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Dining Room Suite: Table

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Project by lj61673 posted 01-13-2013 06:44 PM 809 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is the third and last piece of the Dining Room Set. It is a trestle table with removeable legs an dheld together with tusk tenon joinery. The top is heavily figured 6/4 Birdseye Maple with a clear Maple edging that is tapered to give alighter appearance. There are also two 12” wide leaves that are install on a sliding wooden mechanism. I wanted the top to be made of some really special figured Maple. We took a ride to Lancaster PA to a place called Sandy Ponds Hardwoods to hand pick each piece that would be used for the top.

A side view showing the edging detail and lower divider

One of the two leaves. The Maple edging mates up with the table top edging when the leaf is installed.

Close up of the leaf mechanism

View of the table top from one end

Close up of the wild curly figure…

Close up of the tusk tenon detail on lower divider.





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#1 posted 01-13-2013 07:00 PM

Very very nice another excellent piece.

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#2 posted 01-13-2013 07:21 PM

Beautiful project Thanks for sharing

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

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#3 posted 01-13-2013 07:22 PM

Really like the look of this.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 01-14-2013 02:05 AM

Well, three out of three ain’t bad, it’s great. Nice dining room set of furniture you made.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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