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Project by Mikesawdust posted 205 days ago 1159 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this for our auction as well. The woods are Sapele and curly maple. I used sliding dove tails to attach the top to the maple and only glued the front of the joint to allow movement. I found I really needed practice doing sliding dovetail setup and more patience. All the other joints are held with screws. Overall though it was an easy and elegant build that was very popular at the auction.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 205 days ago

Great looking table, I’m sure it demended a good price to win the auction. I just finished a bridal chest for Blondie out of sapele. Like the look of the grain flow.

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

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ohwoodeye

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#2 posted 205 days ago

Looks very nice…....a bit tippy but still very nice.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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John

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#3 posted 205 days ago

looking at picture one, i thought this had a steel legs. looks great from all angles! the maple “yokes(?)” are reminiscent of anvils. Awesome design and execution!

-- John - Central PA - http://affyx.wordpress.com

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mmh

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#4 posted 205 days ago

This is an elegant and modern beauty!

-- "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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#5 posted 204 days ago

Nice hallway table Mike…nicely done.

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

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Snakeye

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#6 posted 203 days ago

Dude, where’s the EOD patch in it??

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Mikesawdust

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#7 posted 203 days ago

thank you for the comments. I agree it looks less stable than I like too (Tippy) but it was made to be against a wall, so I think it will be OK. I plan to make another in the future and go slightly deeper as well as tapering the inside of the leg rather than the outside.

Snakeye – believe it or not it had a badge and a memorial carved in it till three days ago. It didn’t come out well and I removed it. So yes it had one.

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 202 days ago

That’s one classy hallway table. Like the floating design, great joinery and the pretty wood choices. Great job!

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