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Project by Chris Dehmer posted 09-22-2013 02:52 PM 2135 views 25 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This solid mahogany trestle table that will easily accommodate ten guests was constructed using two massive boards each measuring eleven feet long and and almost thirty inches wide. The unique base was carved using a combination of hand and power tools. Design details include the arched stretcher and the beaded table edge.

I have some progress photos that I’ll add when I get to the shop on Monday.

-- Chris,Atlanta Georgia,www.darkhorsewoodworks.com





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 09-22-2013 03:09 PM

Wow what a great table… Love the legs that is amazing work. The edging on the tabel looks like layers, would love to hear more about that. Look fwd more pics as well. Very Very Nice!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 09-22-2013 03:29 PM

Nice design and well executed! Thanks for sharing.

-- Rich in Richmond -- Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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kimosawboy

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#3 posted 09-22-2013 03:38 PM

Very nice!
Is this your own design?

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#4 posted 09-22-2013 04:54 PM

Amazing…

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know that.

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 09-22-2013 05:35 PM

You did a fine job on this. Congratulations.

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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mmh

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#6 posted 09-22-2013 06:01 PM

Beautifully executed! I’m sure you will get many years of use and compliments on this table!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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aussiedave

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#7 posted 09-22-2013 06:29 PM

Wow what a great looking table I just love the legs, the design sets them apart from all other trestle legs I have seen. Beautiful table and excellent build…well done.

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

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deltawing

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#8 posted 09-22-2013 11:36 PM

nicest trestle table i’ve checked out – perfect chris !

-- > It takes a long time to become a child - Picasso <

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#9 posted 09-23-2013 02:21 AM

That is beautiful…

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#10 posted 09-23-2013 02:23 AM

wow, fabulous table. the tree motif legs look great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 09-23-2013 03:15 AM

Beautiful table. I love the base.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#12 posted 09-23-2013 05:54 AM

A spectacular table. I sure like the leg style,and how the design flows with some softer edges compared to a more traditional trestle table. Very awesome. Oh, do you keep this one or sell it?

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#13 posted 09-23-2013 09:16 AM

Beautiful table.You did a great job on it.A trestle table is a great investment that you can use in so many different ways.No matter where you put it, the table will become a family favorite.There are many different types and sizes of these tables available for practically any use.

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489tad

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#14 posted 09-23-2013 12:07 PM

fantastic table. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#15 posted 09-23-2013 12:39 PM

That is one beautiful table.

-- Dennis Zongker

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