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40×40 2 person Hickory Dinning Table.
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#1 posted 07-18-2008 05:08 AM
Very nice looking table. Thank you for sharing.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
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#2 posted 07-18-2008 05:16 AM
Very nice. The turned legs look perfect. I have always liked the natural color variations of hickory and am glad to see just a natural finish.
-- GSY from N. Idaho
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#3 posted 07-18-2008 06:03 AM
Beautiful job! I really like hickory and the aroma when working with it. Your turnings look great, as does the top.
-- Martin, Kansas
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#4 posted 07-18-2008 06:14 AM
Hickory is a pretty wood. Nice table.
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#5 posted 07-18-2008 08:39 AM
Thanks for the post
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#6 posted 07-18-2008 03:28 PM
Very nice! Hickory doesn’t get enough attention, IMO.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
Lee A. Jesberger
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#7 posted 07-18-2008 03:52 PM
That’s a great looking table! I’m with Charlie about the hickory.
Very impressive work, and design.
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#8 posted 07-18-2008 08:55 PM
Very nice looking table.
-- jeanmarc manosque france
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#9 posted 07-18-2008 09:38 PM
Nice work. You put a really nice profile on the turned legs
-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn
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#10 posted 07-18-2008 10:36 PM
Very nice table. This is one for an heirloom given the timber’s weight, hardness and general strength. Also excellent grain effect; I like how you have worked round the various knots. How were the legs to turn given the timber’s characteristics? I have a load of hickory off-cuts in the workshop, which I’m planning to use for toy making. Thanks for letting us look at this piece.
-- Stanley generally struggling
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#11 posted 07-19-2008 01:17 AM
Yes as hard and stringy Hickory is I am surprised to see table legs turned with it, so how hard was it, did you figure out any tricks? thanks for sharing.
-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison
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#12 posted 07-19-2008 08:42 PM
Beautiful hickory. I assume you turned the legs yourself, great job all around. Very nice table.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
#13 posted 07-20-2008 04:12 AM
Yes I turned the legs myself. This is the first time I have ever worked with Hickory. I love the looks and the characteristics of the wood. BUT I PROBABLY WILL NEVER WORK WITH IT AGAIN. HOLLY !$#%This is some hard wood.. To answer your questions. NO I did not find any tricks on how to turn the legs. Execpt ALOT of man hours,and ALOT of scrap pieces laying on my shop floor.
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