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Project by dan mosheim posted 02-08-2013 02:17 AM 1697 views 7 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

here’s an interesting table that left our shop for california today. it’s 52” x 126”, and is based on a table we made a few years back. my client took the photo of the original table from my blog, (the third image), and photoshopped it to suit his space, and then sent us the resulting image. from that, we made a new cad drawing and sam crafted 10 ‘earthquake handles’ for under the top. the client lives on a fault line and wants his guests to have something to hold onto in the event of a ‘big one’. it will be crowded under there, but i think they’ll be safe. lots more pictures of the build process, template process, cad drawings and other details on my dorset custom furniture blog.

-- dan,vermont,http://dorsetcustomfurniture.blogspot.com/





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grizzman

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#1 posted 02-08-2013 02:25 AM

wow Dan you guys did an excellent job here, you always do, the top didnt quite look like a regular slab, was the top a glue up, regardless it was beautiful, and the double pedestal is right on…thanks for posting it, i always love seeing what you guys build…what is on the drawing board now, or is it top secret…it always a pleasure waiting to see what your doing next..grizz

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#2 posted 02-08-2013 03:38 AM

Dan,

That is one enormous table! It must weigh a ton. We think that if we could afford such a table, we could also afford to move off the fault-line!

Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#3 posted 02-08-2013 04:06 AM

An impressive table !

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#4 posted 02-08-2013 05:49 AM

I love this table! It is so classy and the concept for the legs is really nice. Great job Dan!!

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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#5 posted 02-08-2013 06:00 AM

I was about to say that would look amazing in the conference room at my office but then I saw the dimensions and it wouldn’t fit! That’s a beauty and a beast!

jarod

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#6 posted 02-08-2013 06:08 AM

Wonderful build and great design

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 02-08-2013 07:17 AM

Great table. I love the shape and form of the table supports. Well done!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#8 posted 02-08-2013 07:39 AM

Very awesome job

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

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#9 posted 02-08-2013 09:13 AM

Very nice looking table there. I’m sure it’s very sturdy too, nice job

-- Ben from IL

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#10 posted 02-08-2013 12:49 PM

Beautiful table here, Dan! Every time I see your work I am in awe! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#11 posted 02-08-2013 01:12 PM

Stunningly beautifiul!

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#12 posted 02-08-2013 03:00 PM

very nice

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#13 posted 02-08-2013 03:02 PM

Beautiful. You did a wonderful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#14 posted 02-08-2013 05:12 PM

The mitered joints on the pedestals are really cool.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#15 posted 02-08-2013 06:21 PM

Nicely done on all aspect wood, design and finish…BC

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