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Project by RayF posted 184 days ago 783 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest project is this pedestal table made from a pattern by Dan Wilckens of Wilckens Woodworking. It’s a beautiful piece that I’ve been working on a little at a time for about 2 months. It’s well worth the effort. It’s about 28” tall with 3/4” oak plywood pieces for the base and the top. I edged them with a walnut banding. The side panels are 1/2” oak plywood with walnut and maple overlays. I’ve installed lights, but it actually looks better with the lights off so I doubt that I’ll use them much. Thanks for looking!

Ray F

-- Ray F - Onalaska, Wisconsin





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 184 days ago

Wow this is a amazing design and some very good workmanship .

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mds2

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#2 posted 184 days ago

Amazing.

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#3 posted 184 days ago

Holy crap. That’s a hell of a piece. Well done.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#4 posted 184 days ago

A beautiful piece and excellent cutting too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 184 days ago

That is a beautiful piece. I could say that you “need to get a job” but then others would say that about me, so I wont say it. You must have amazing patience. I love it.
Thanks for showing.
Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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luv2learn

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#6 posted 184 days ago

Great craftsmanship Ray. It is a beautiful piece.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Kean

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#7 posted 184 days ago

WOW!

-- Kean - It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye.

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scrollsaw

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#8 posted 184 days ago

You done a great job.

-- Todd

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#9 posted 184 days ago

That table is flat out, over the top, awesome! What an incredible piece! I would have been afraid it would be too busy and probably stopped. You have a brilliant artists vision and your craftsmanship is immaculate! Way to go!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#10 posted 184 days ago

Amazing! Great job

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#11 posted 184 days ago

This is really beautiful work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#12 posted 184 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 184 days ago

Very nice! I can’t imagine how patient you must be to cut the same pattern 12 times…

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#14 posted 184 days ago

Beautiful job. The Wickens have done some excellent patterns.

-- Kepy

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#15 posted 184 days ago

WOW! WOW! WOW!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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