Free edge table

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Project by Zipsss posted 12-21-2013 02:04 PM 1421 views 7 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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#1 posted 12-21-2013 03:23 PM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#2 posted 12-21-2013 04:12 PM

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

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#3 posted 12-21-2013 08:01 PM

Excellent build. Added to favorites.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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#4 posted 12-22-2013 12:29 AM

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

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#5 posted 12-22-2013 01:30 AM

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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#6 posted 12-22-2013 04:15 AM

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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#7 posted 12-22-2013 11:36 AM

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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#8 posted 12-22-2013 01:37 PM

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

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#9 posted 12-22-2013 02:32 PM

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.


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#10 posted 12-23-2013 12:05 AM


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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