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Project by Darrell Peart posted 02-17-2014 03:28 PM 1935 views 12 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This three legged table has been on my back burner for several months – it’s a continuation of my rafter tail series.
Often the challenge with odd angles is achieving even clamping pressure – it usually involves a lot of extra clamps to bring things back in line and eliminate gaps – with my new CNC machine, I made clamping cauls that allowed for precise even clamping – very little fussing and no gaps between the legs and rails.
The ends of the rafter tails took a little extra hand work to produce the angled ends.
Along with the fused glass top – I made a wood top from spalted ohai

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - www.furnituremaker.com - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop





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#1 posted 02-17-2014 03:46 PM

Very nicely done, beautiful table, cool construction.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#2 posted 02-17-2014 04:45 PM

it turned out grand, i like the option of two tops, both changing the look , the cnc sure does help with many items, not just parts for the piece, but also parts for jigs…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 02-17-2014 05:01 PM

What are those bits that go beyond the table top for? Are they for extensions?

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Darrell Peart

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#4 posted 02-17-2014 05:03 PM

What are those bits that go beyond the table top for? Are they for extensions?

They are the rafter tails – they attach to the base and cradle the top

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - www.furnituremaker.com - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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#5 posted 02-17-2014 05:08 PM

Amazing work, as always.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#6 posted 02-17-2014 05:26 PM

Fits in great with the other pieces from the rafter tail series. I like how you draw from architecture for furniture design. The wood top version looks amazing.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#7 posted 02-17-2014 05:36 PM

This is very nice Darrell! I have been thinking about triangles in woodworking and then this shows up. I was actually thinking about triangle boxes or pyramids. I personally like the wood top but some soft illumination under the glass top would look elegant too. Great piece!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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Steve

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#8 posted 02-17-2014 05:43 PM

Very Nice

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#9 posted 02-17-2014 06:24 PM

Darrell, what a beautiful table. The design is outstanding.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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#10 posted 02-17-2014 06:49 PM

Pic 3 really shows off the complexity of this piece. Very nice.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#11 posted 02-17-2014 07:20 PM

Most awesome…1

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#12 posted 02-17-2014 08:33 PM

Another beautiful piece Darrell.
Your talent is amazing.
Thank you.

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#13 posted 02-17-2014 11:01 PM

Great job Darrell

-- 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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#14 posted 02-17-2014 11:56 PM

thanks everyone!

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - www.furnituremaker.com - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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#15 posted 02-18-2014 12:16 AM

Great design Darrell, I really like the soft lines and angles.

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