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This is finished.
O.K. 3/4 ” Hickory top, oiled with mineral oil then sprayed with 8 coats of high gloss lacquer.
Walnut Raised Panels, walnut dowels to secure the top Octagon Hickory legs. Hockory Drawers dovetailed.
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Mar 13, 2007
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#1 posted 03-14-2007 05:09 AM
LOL. Had to look twice. : ^ ).
Looking good so far.
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#2 posted 03-14-2007 05:19 AM
obi…you’re pics upside down, looks great though
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#3 posted 03-14-2007 05:25 AM
So is it sold yet.
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#4 posted 03-14-2007 05:28 AM
you are a brat!
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#5 posted 03-14-2007 06:01 AM
That does explain how you get your work done with all that wood all over the floor. Nailed all the tools to the ceiling. ;)
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#6 posted 03-14-2007 08:30 AM
1) The picture is NOT upside down… the camera was when I took it2) Yes it is sold. I’ve been given $900.00 for it so far, and $300.00 due upon completion3) that’s MR. Brat to you, Dennis4) Scottie B … I don’t do anything normal. I also put all the wood bins on the ceiling so I could walk around easier.
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#7 posted 03-14-2007 12:50 PM
and it’s looking beautiful!! I can’t wait to see the end result.
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#8 posted 03-14-2007 03:32 PM
Nice raised panel mike. Nice figure to the walnut is the wood on the sides hickory or is it pine? It’s gonna look great when you’re done, can’t wait to see it, so hurry up. Hey mike is that a wood jig for making dovetails beside the clock? mike
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#9 posted 03-14-2007 04:45 PM
That looks like a scene from the Mickey Mouse movie Fantasia. Do you have brooms cleaning up your shop while you’re working?
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#10 posted 03-14-2007 04:59 PM
Well, after I got my dowel maker I made several dowels, and a Genuine Mahogany Wand, and I waved it around the room and said “Rediculas” like in the Harry Potter movie, and viola, there you have it.
Mike, Pine is too soft to use for anything except fire wood. I was going to make 4 gun carts and one of them was out of some free pine I got, and now I dont even want to do that. I DID make a pair of night stands out of some birdseye Pine and gave them away.
And Thank you Debbie. This piece may very possibly be my best work to date, and I want it perfect.
Mineral Oil to fill in the pores and bring out the grain, and then several coats of Lacquer.
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#11 posted 03-14-2007 06:13 PM
Nice table. I can’t wait to see it finished and on the floor (if that is where it is supposed to go). Maybe it is a coffee ceiling table? kidding
-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com
#12 posted 03-14-2007 09:33 PM
that’s awesome Obi. Rediculas, but awesome.
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#13 posted 03-15-2007 03:42 AM
Mr. “Apron” OBI. Thanks for sharing before it is complete. You have some great detail in that table.
BTW, if Shaquille Oneal was a dinner guest you would not have to lower the table.
-- Fred Childs, Pasadena, CA - - - Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.
#14 posted 03-15-2007 03:49 AM
“1) The picture is NOT upside down… the camera was when I took it” -Obi
I’m confused, wouldnt this still mean the picture is upside down? I’m not even going to touch on why you’d take a picture with an upside down camera…
now for the most important part, Table looks AMAZING obi, great job
#15 posted 03-15-2007 04:03 AM
Shawn the table was upside down, so I had to turn the camera upsidedown to show it right side up
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