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Project by Zipsss posted 03-19-2007 06:50 PM 2118 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This three legged table is made of walnut. The legs are 8pieces of laminated walnut. Each piece is tapered from 1/8 to 1/4 of an inch. The finish is a diluted poly of different strenghts.

-- Zipsss





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Chip

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#1 posted 03-19-2007 07:05 PM

That is a very creative table Zipsss. Very organic. Beautiful work. Thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#2 posted 03-19-2007 07:05 PM

Wow! That’s a leg design I’ve never seen before. Did you come up with it yourself? Very nice!!!

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

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#3 posted 03-19-2007 07:14 PM

Very unique and .. I’ll stick with “organic”.
Love the curved legs

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#4 posted 03-19-2007 07:20 PM

That is a great design. What method was used to attach the legs to the tabletop?

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 03-19-2007 08:21 PM

Very creative leg design.

-- There are three types of people in the world, those who can count and those who can't!

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#6 posted 03-19-2007 08:44 PM

That is just cool… Was this a peice for your own home?

Drew

-- Drew, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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Paul

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#7 posted 03-20-2007 12:46 AM

Neat! After laminating a fishing dip net frame recently, I’ve been contemplating the possibilities of laminations and you’ve inspired me to think about it harder!

-- Paul, Texas

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Dan Lyke

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#8 posted 03-20-2007 02:33 AM

Nice! I’m almost done with my first rocking horse, and I’ve been thinking about laminating the rockers for the second. You’ve inspired me.

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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Zipsss

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#9 posted 03-20-2007 04:58 AM

The legs are attached to the top with trough tennons and a wedge. The inspiration for the legs came from the horns of an animal called Orix, that I had the good luck to see on one of my recent trips. A laminated leg was a better choice because the strengh of the legs was important, and there was less waste.

-- Zipsss

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rentman

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#10 posted 03-21-2007 03:12 AM

thats art,nice,real nice

-- Phil, Chattanooga,TN

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oscorner

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#11 posted 03-22-2007 01:36 PM

Great work. Very interesting design.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#12 posted 03-22-2007 05:45 PM

So nice, can’t get bored with that design. I too want to know if you made it for your home. I can see this being a loved item in your family for generations to come.

Diane

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#13 posted 04-13-2007 07:18 PM

Zipsss: Nice seeing you and your wife today. I was showing my wife your table she liked it.

Great design.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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