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Project by mcoyfrog posted 07-25-2008 07:38 AM 2136 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a commission piece the client had a old door that came out of our state capitol and she wanted to make a photo layout table with it. So this is what i came up with. The door was huge so i trimmed it down to 3ft x 6ft, then wrapped the edges with birds eye maple. The legs are 4×4 pine with long notches cut out and then put back in after the main leg was stained (while the pieces put back in stayed unstained). The bottom is just a really cool figured birch plywood. Add some casters and done.

Hope you like… and thanks for looking…. Doug

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug





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#1 posted 07-25-2008 08:15 AM

Very nice commission. Nice looking top.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 07-25-2008 03:08 PM

Hi Doug;

I have no idea what a photo layout table is used for, but it sure is pretty!

Very nice work!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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#3 posted 07-25-2008 03:23 PM

Looks great!!!

Lee, this could be in the Jeopardy “Stupid Answers” category. It is used for laying out photos! :-) (when trying to choose between a number of photos taken during a given shoot)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 07-25-2008 09:36 PM

Beautiful finish! What did you use?

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mcoyfrog

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#5 posted 07-25-2008 11:28 PM

Yup thats a correct guess “Charlie” the client was a photographer and wanted a large layout table that could be rolled in and out of the way. Sorry guess i should have explained more.

The finish is kinda my own adaptation of an old fashion French polish. I put down a brush coat of 1lb cut shellac 3or4 times and sand in between. Then 2or3 coats of wipe on poly. For me it seems to be the easiest fool-proof finish technique.

Thanks for looking Dug

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#6 posted 11-13-2009 04:16 PM

Nice build and finish. I don’t think that I’ve seen a piece of glass that looks as smooth as the top of this table.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#7 posted 11-13-2009 04:21 PM

Beautiful table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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mcoyfrog

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#8 posted 11-14-2009 06:58 PM

Thanks guys, lot of fine sanding to get that right but it was worth it…

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 11-14-2009 07:02 PM

Very nice work Doug a super table

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#10 posted 11-17-2009 01:18 AM

Thanks Jim you’re too kind

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#11 posted 10-27-2011 05:37 AM

Doug, that is a fabulous table. NICE!

-- http://www.PictureTrail.com/gid6255915

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#12 posted 10-27-2011 06:29 PM

Thanks Todd I had a lot of fun making it.

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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