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Project by J. Crate Larkin posted 04-23-2013 07:12 AM 914 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I think that I have made many dozens of these over thirty-odd years, but I am always surprised by how brilliant the figuring can be on some of the woods that I select. (Fun to make these entirely with hand tools too, hogging off the waste of the tapered legs with a scrub plane before switching to a jack or something larger.) Shellac and beeswax finish.

-- J. Crate, Maryland





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 04-23-2013 09:22 AM

Your right, Wo that is some great wood! Great job especially going old school with had tools only.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 04-23-2013 10:20 AM

Very nice table, came out great with that grain figure.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Kaleb the Swede

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#3 posted 04-23-2013 11:33 AM

Great grain selection! That will make someone very happy.

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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kenn

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#4 posted 04-23-2013 01:53 PM

I love this project! The wood is, of course, gorgeous. You can’t go wrong with tiger maple. Your proportions look great to me. No dye before the shellac? What kind of shellac is that, garnet? Thanks for sharing it.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 04-23-2013 01:57 PM

This table is nicely done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 04-23-2013 03:03 PM

Beautiful work and amazing wood.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 04-25-2013 02:16 AM

Beautiful Federal Table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 04-25-2013 03:51 PM

Absolutely gorgeous table! Great design and the grains on wood are amazing. Great job!

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