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Project by Chris Dehmer posted 214 days ago 1956 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 214 days ago

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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PetVet

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#2 posted 214 days ago

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 214 days ago

Very nice!
Is this your own design?

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DKV

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#4 posted 214 days ago

Amazing…

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

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 214 days ago

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 214 days ago

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 214 days ago

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 214 days ago

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

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

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mloy365

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#9 posted 213 days ago

That is beautiful…

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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Woodbridge

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#10 posted 213 days ago

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

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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mbs

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#11 posted 213 days ago

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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CalgaryGeoff

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#12 posted 213 days ago

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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joseph000

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#13 posted 213 days ago

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 213 days ago

fantastic table. Well done.

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

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Dennis Zongker

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#15 posted 213 days ago

That is one beautiful table.

-- Dennis Zongker

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