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Project by dave105 posted 308 days ago 902 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am grateful to “Sawdustonmyshoulders” Marty Sparks for the inspiration to create this version of church conference tables. The material used was white oak. Some were quartersawn, some are riftsawn. After filling the grain, wipe on 50/50 poly/MS was used for the finished with a satin sheen. The stretchers are attached with removable walnut dowels pins. Lord willing these tables will be around for many years to come.





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Sawdustonmyshoulder

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#1 posted 308 days ago

Beautiful… Craftsmanship is over the top. Thanks for the post.

-- Makin' Sawdust!!!

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bowtie

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#2 posted 308 days ago

Great looking table.
Excellent work on the cross inlay, should direct every ones focus.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 308 days ago

Beautiful craftsmanship! Love the inlay and the cathedral arches in the legs. Top notch all the way. Thanks for sharing.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 308 days ago

These look nice. Good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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DKV

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#5 posted 308 days ago

Is the cross in the proper proportions? It looks more like a plus sign? Nice table though.

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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dave105

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#6 posted 308 days ago

DKV; Each arm of the cross is 14”. Using the 3:1 ratio I made the total length 42” It may be the camera angle that I used. I could not get the entire 16 foot table in my view finder. Thanks for all the nice comments.

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hoss12992

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#7 posted 307 days ago

Great job. Love the inlay of the cross and the archs on the base are awesome. Your craftsmanship is 2nd to none. Thanks for sharing

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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aussiedave

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#8 posted 307 days ago

A really really nice tables… I agree with hillbillyshooter the Cathedral arched legs are great and make it perfect for the venue…awesome job.

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

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 305 days ago

That’s one huge and beautiful table. Great wood choice and joinery. The cross inlay makes a great accent. I’m sure it will last long to be enjoyed. Great job!

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Jim

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#10 posted 255 days ago

Dave,

You did a great job on the table. Great choice of woods, design, joinery, etc. I really like the inlay cross.
I can’t tell in the photo, did you square off the cross intersection or leave the it rounded off?

Thanks for sharing.

-- http://iamawretch.com/

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dave105

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#11 posted 255 days ago

Jim,
The edges are rounded. The intersection of the cross is cut on a 45 degree angle. Glad you like the tables. They took three months to build but will last for generations to come.

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hjt

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#12 posted 206 days ago

Very nicely done. Love the arches you put in the legs

-- Harold

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