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Project by jap posted 08-17-2013 02:24 PM 972 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started with Christian Becksvoort’s article http://www.finewoodworking.com/woodworking-plans/article/build-a-shaker-round-stand.aspx , made the top 20” in diameter instead of 18” and 11/16” thick instead of 1/2”. I made the middle post 2 3/4” instead of 3” since my local lumberyard thickest cherry was 12/4. I also changed the shape of the middle post a little. The legs are attached using sliding dovetails, the slots were made using the jig shown in the third picture. The legs taper from 3/4” to 1/2”. The top of the legs and the edge of the top are sanded to a slight crown. Finished with wiping varnish.

-- Joel





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 08-17-2013 05:03 PM

Very nicely done and looks great!

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 08-17-2013 05:10 PM

Outstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!...............Jim

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#3 posted 08-17-2013 05:50 PM

Very well done : ) I’d love to see it again in a few years when the Cherry darkens !

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Oldtool

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#4 posted 08-17-2013 06:09 PM

Mighty nice table, great work. I’ve got one of these of on my “to do” list, like the shaker design, and you executed it well.

-- "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

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bondogaposis

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#5 posted 08-18-2013 01:03 AM

Love it.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#6 posted 08-18-2013 02:59 AM

I don’t know Shaker from Adam. What I know is that is one sweet table. Very well done!

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mbs

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#7 posted 08-18-2013 05:53 PM

Beautiful table.

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jap

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#8 posted 08-19-2013 12:10 AM

Thanks.

-- Joel

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ChuckV

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#9 posted 08-19-2013 12:23 AM

You did a great job. Right now I am working on a cherry pedestal table myself. Congratulations on how wonderful this looks.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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kiefer

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#10 posted 08-19-2013 01:16 PM

A difficult build to get just perfect. Looks great and will look better year after year .
I like it .

-- Kiefer 松

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#11 posted 08-20-2013 02:42 PM

Very nice. Love the table.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#12 posted 08-21-2013 03:44 PM

Fantastic table! Great design and joinery. Beautiful wood and finish. Excellent work!

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