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The Twisted Table

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Project by BirdlandCreations posted 06-10-2008 10:37 PM 1085 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Created this in my furniture class this last semester to be a nice table against the wall in a living room or dining room. This side table is made out of a maple top and bottom shelf and cherry legs and apron. This was a fun project to see progress because of the idea with the curves in twists in the legs. I found this technique to be fairly easy to complete by using only a draw knife, spindle sander, and orbital hand sander. The table was cut using a bandsaw by eyed-out measurements. The leg is connected to the bottom shelf using 2 dowels and a screw. The apron is connecting the legs by a mortise-tenon connection.

Going to do a poilished finish soon so wait for pictures on that look NFS

-- Steven Weber Jr., A Mile High @ www.birdlandcreations.net





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Roper

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#1 posted 06-10-2008 10:45 PM

those legs came out great, and know with some finish the grain of the legs really poped. good work again my friend.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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#2 posted 06-10-2008 11:07 PM

Beautiful! I like the cherry/maple combination. The legs are a really innovative design. I’d like to hear more on the process it took to create the legs if you ever decide to post a blog!

-- -Brady

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#3 posted 06-11-2008 01:57 AM

Great job Steve

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#4 posted 06-11-2008 04:22 AM

Looks good. Those legs are definately very different.

-- Bob

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#5 posted 06-11-2008 08:20 AM

That’s an interesting “twist” on table legs. Nice job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#6 posted 06-11-2008 04:08 PM

Cool design!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 06-11-2008 10:42 PM

I too like the maple and cherry and the legs curvy and twisted. Thanks for the post.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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