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Floating top table made of walnut and ash. Plans were from Wood Magazine. Fun project to build! This is the first table I’ve built where people actually look under it to see how it is made.
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#1 posted 02-06-2013 09:34 PM
Very nice design and great combination of woods.
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#2 posted 02-06-2013 10:53 PM
Nice job. Good contrasting wood choices. Thanks for posting
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#3 posted 02-07-2013 12:05 AM
That’s a beauty!
Do you think it would work with a 1-1/2” soapstone top? Perhaps if I use a thicker leg?
-- Dave, New England - “We are made to persist. that's how we find out who we are.” ― Tobias Wolff
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#4 posted 02-07-2013 01:18 AM
Very nice looking project : )
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#5 posted 02-07-2013 01:45 AM
Very cool table ,a very nice build.
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#6 posted 02-07-2013 01:15 PM
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#7 posted 02-07-2013 02:28 PM
Dave G: I’m sure it could work with soapstone. I would be intrested to see the outcome. Keep us posted.
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#8 posted 02-07-2013 02:51 PM
Very nice looking table qball, I’m just about ready to put the finish on my very first table to ever to make, it’s a small display table, the table is a 1 1/2” slice from the center trunk of a hackberry tree and tapered walnut for the legs.
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#9 posted 02-07-2013 02:59 PM
Blackie_: Sounds like a really nice table. I’d be curious to see your table once complete. I have a few 6” thick cross sectional slices of white oak drying out now. It was actually 3 trees that had grown together so the slices have some really interesting ring patterns. Hopefully it won’t crack all to pieces and I’ll be able to make something like what you describe in a few years.
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#10 posted 02-07-2013 06:19 PM
Beautifull! Really nice!
Im with those people you said that had to look underneath. How about a picture showing the underside?
-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien
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#11 posted 02-07-2013 10:30 PM
Elegant and made with care.
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#12 posted 02-08-2013 07:58 PM
Sweet! It caught my eye.
#13 posted 02-10-2013 01:18 AM
Qball, it’s now complete and posted, it can be viewed here.
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