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Calico Maple Table w/ Wings

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Project by Rogue posted 447 days ago 1113 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 447 days ago

Very nice table. I love the angled trestle legs.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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grizzman

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#2 posted 447 days ago

a beautiful table for sure, a great use of timbers

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

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Von

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#3 posted 447 days ago

ooooohya! instant favorite

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 447 days ago

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 447 days ago

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 446 days ago

Sweet. I really like the design.

-- Red -- "That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse." W. Whitman

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#7 posted 443 days ago

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 443 days ago

Nice work. It’s nice looking and unusual.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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