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Calico Maple Table w/ Wings

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Project by Rogue posted 05-29-2013 05:17 PM 1177 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed this one!!! It was cabinet job after cabinet job there for awhile. And don’t get me wrong I’m thankful to be busy but there’s something about a big ol dining table that scratches me where I itch. I milled this maple out of a little tree my landlord took down a few years ago and I’ve been waiting for just the right project to use it on. I’ve made a lot of inventions in my work but none that worked so well as this one. There are two sliding rails on each side that both support the wings when they are deployed and also clip them up under when they are not in use. This piece is accented with some nice walnut bread board ends and pegs. I got to whip out the trusty draw knife to give the edges a hand-huen look, always fun! All in all a even impressed myself on this one! Thanks for lookn jocks!!

-- Rogue





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stefang

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#1 posted 05-29-2013 07:12 PM

Very nice table. I love the angled trestle legs.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 05-29-2013 08:18 PM

a beautiful table for sure, a great use of timbers

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 05-29-2013 10:42 PM

ooooohya! instant favorite

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 05-30-2013 09:44 AM

What a great table the beauty of the wood is really showcased here.

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

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XrayJay

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#5 posted 05-30-2013 11:28 AM

I really admire different shades/colors of wood used together. The maple and walnut look great. The grain on the walnut looks great too.

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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BigRedKnothead

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#6 posted 05-30-2013 10:06 PM

Sweet. I really like the design.

-- Red -- “I'm a furniture maker, I'm a woodworker, and I think woodworker's a very good word, and I like the word, it's an honest word, and that is what I am, a woodworker." --Maloof

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 06-03-2013 02:18 PM

Impressive indeed! Like the great design and joinery, looks really sturdy with those legs. Love the walnut accents and pegs.

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 06-03-2013 02:36 PM

Nice work. It’s nice looking and unusual.

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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