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Splay-legged Table

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Project by Art posted 394 days ago 645 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this splay-legged table in Garrett Hack’s “Precision with Hand Tools” class earlier this month at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Maine. I finally had time to put on a shellac finish this weekend and here is the finished project. Cherry for the legs and aprons, walnut top and ebony banding. I learned a lot in the building of this table…it really boosted my confidence and sense of creativity as well—and the class was a phenomenal way to learn and improve hand tool techniques. I can’t wait to get started on my next project.





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aussiedave

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#1 posted 394 days ago

Very nice table, the tapered legs look great, nice long taper to a fine end. The walnut top is beautiful and the ebony banding is a nice highlight to the tables over all look…excellent work.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Art

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#2 posted 394 days ago

Thanks, Dave…I very much appreciate that.

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#3 posted 391 days ago

Great job on that beautiful table. Like the design especially the slim legs and the gorgeous top.

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#4 posted 161 days ago

Its slim design reminds me a traditional Korean bookshelf, which we ususally refer to as a “four side open bookshelf”.

-- Byung Soo Kim, Seoul, S.Korea

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Art

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#5 posted 160 days ago

Thanks, Dr. Kim! I will Google for some photos. Happy Woodworking!

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Art

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#6 posted 160 days ago

Thanks to you as well, Fishinbo!

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