Antique Hall Tree #2

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Project by Michael posted 09-26-2013 09:44 AM 3999 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Hall Tree that I built last year is my favorite piece that I’ve made. After selling it I decided that I would make another one for myself.

There are only a few changes from my original design, the biggest for me is the connection between the vertical piece and the trunk. In the last picture you can see how wing nut screws go through the top of the trunk and into threaded inserts in the bottom of the corbels. This easily secures the whole hall tree together, but more importantly it allows the piece to come apart in two sections so that I can move it myself (one section at a time).

The wood is Ovangkol and the finish is teak oil.

Height – 206cm
Width – 82cm
Trunk height – 47cm
Trunk depth – 44cm

-- ~Michael,

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#1 posted 09-26-2013 09:51 AM

Great work, nice details…

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

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#2 posted 09-26-2013 12:49 PM

Great job! I really like this design and wood

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#3 posted 09-26-2013 01:01 PM

Wow! There is some super-grain goin on there. Nice place to hang yer hat or coat.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 09-26-2013 02:12 PM

Really beautiful piece

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 09-26-2013 03:55 PM


-- Greg Simon

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#6 posted 09-26-2013 04:12 PM

This really looks good and you did a nice job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#7 posted 09-26-2013 04:37 PM

Great looking piece with beautiful wood.

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

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#8 posted 09-26-2013 07:45 PM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#9 posted 09-27-2013 02:21 AM

Looks great. Thats some fantastic wood grain. Really like the hardware too.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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