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Built this red oak table in one 9 hr day. Didn’t have too, just did it. Laminate top made it possible. Also included the finish, but I did rub it out the next morning.
May 05, 2013
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#1 posted 05-05-2013 01:25 AM
That is a neat design. And you really did a nice job on the finish. Well done.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#2 posted 05-05-2013 01:31 AM
Wow, nice work. Lets see the top please!
-- Grant - N Dakota
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#3 posted 05-05-2013 01:52 AM
Very cool table and a “killer” shop too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Look at that array of clamps alone!!!!!!!! WOW!!!!!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#4 posted 05-05-2013 02:55 AM
Very clean well designed piece.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#5 posted 05-05-2013 03:10 AM
What a unique design. Reminds me of altar.
-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.
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#6 posted 05-05-2013 03:34 AM
nice looking table. I like the design.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#7 posted 05-05-2013 09:54 AM
Aside from the astonishing speed, this is a beautifully built and designed table Jeff. I’ve never seen one like it before, but I really like it a lot.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#8 posted 05-05-2013 11:56 AM
Yes, very nice…What kind of wood is that? Oak?
-- Al,New Jersey -To thine own self be true
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#9 posted 05-05-2013 12:23 PM
OK, great table, nice design and excellent build but:Got pictures of the top? What finish did you use? Did you have plans? Dimensions?I’m the curious type, like to learn as much as I can for my future projects. Thanks for showing.
-- "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
#10 posted 05-05-2013 12:57 PM
The top on table was a wilsonart plastic laminate with a oak edge. The customer wanted the top to match her counter tops in her kitchen. The finish is lacquer sprayed and then rubbed out for a satin sheen. As for plans, Just started with the dimensions the customer wanted and started building. Also, there are 2 swivel castors under one end of the table as this is nested in an opening under existing counter top and pulled out when mor than 2 need to use it. thanks for all the nice comments
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#11 posted 05-05-2013 12:59 PM
Great design Jeff.
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
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#12 posted 05-05-2013 01:00 PM
Dang, wonder what you could do if you took your time? Nicely done.
-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...
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#13 posted 05-05-2013 04:51 PM
Sweet design, Jeff. A unique table that could work in many rooms.
I am curious about the legs, torsion box? and would love to see a shot showing the swivel casters.
Very nice project.
-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo
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#14 posted 05-06-2013 02:13 AM
-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.
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#15 posted 05-07-2013 02:15 PM
Absolutely gorgeous and unique table! Great design and great build. Looks really sturdy and will last for many years. Superb work!
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