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Project by Zipsss posted 213 days ago 1076 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Top is a 1.25” thick debarked slab of walnut. Legs are made of mahogany sliced in 1/8 of an inch and cold bend in a form. Finnish with shellack and water base poly. The legs are shaped very nicely but the design compromises the stability of the table because there is too much flex on the legs. Next table will have shallow bends.

-- Zipsss





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Karson

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#1 posted 213 days ago

Beautiful design, and yes it does look unstable.

Nice find on the top. and a great implementation.

Blessed holiday to you Ze’ev.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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michelletwo

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#2 posted 213 days ago

good try..hope you make another with improvements and share. Lots of potential here.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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SteveGaskins

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#3 posted 212 days ago

Excellent build. Added to favorites.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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hoss12992

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#4 posted 212 days ago

Wow, this is really cool. Love it. Great job

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 212 days ago

It may be a bit unstable but it is a treat to look at. I love the top!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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tefinn

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#6 posted 212 days ago

Beautiful! Too bad about the stability. The next one will be perfect.

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

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CalgaryGeoff

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#7 posted 212 days ago

Awesome looking table, stability, it’s over rated. Artist impression, that’s where it’s at. I certainly love the big bow ties you have and their color. Excellent project. Added to my favorites, like fourth project today. It’s like people sure make awesome projects here. I’ve got like 300 favorites.

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

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Roger

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#8 posted 212 days ago

That’s a 2-legged piece o art right here. WowZa!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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mrjinx007

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#9 posted 212 days ago

Very nice design. Wondering if you can reinforce the legs with additional legs glued to the existing ones; maybe a different color wood to create a contrast.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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Jonathan

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#10 posted 211 days ago

Zipsss,

A beautiful piece of work you’ve created here, with an interesting combination of elements.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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