LumberJocks

Furniture #20: 1500 x 1500 Table finished and STW

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by robscastle posted 01-02-2017 08:31 AM 883 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 19: The 1500mm x 1500mm Table Dry Assembled Part 20 of Furniture series Part 21: Medium size Maloof Chair - Preparing the seats »

Here is the completed table installed in No 1 Son (and Family) s place.

The shrinkage I reported in previous blogs proved to be very difficult for me to repair so I bit bullet and took to it with a mallet breaking it apart in two sections and then reglueing the offending sections and triming the edging to suit.

This may seem a bit of overkill but I was at the stage of not being able to sucessfully patch it with filler strips and get a nice consistant look.

How I did it.
Used a lump hammer and block of wood to break away the two edges glued on covering the ends of the timber.
Prised apart the two shrinkage sections, cleaned them up trued them andthen carefully trimmed the 45 deg remaining edges back flush.
Re cut the biscuit slots and glued every thing back together again.
Replaced the two damaged edges and its back together again.

-- Regards Robert



5 comments so far

View crowie's profile

crowie

2374 posts in 1915 days


#1 posted 01-02-2017 10:14 AM

A family heirloom there Rob…well done on a beautiful family sized table…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

View PhilBello's profile

PhilBello

406 posts in 1931 days


#2 posted 01-02-2017 11:45 AM

Nice result Rob, as they say…desperate times call for desperate measures!

-- If you want the rainbow, you got to put up with the rain - Steven Wright

View Roger's profile

Roger

20923 posts in 2768 days


#3 posted 01-02-2017 02:11 PM

Very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

10046 posts in 4016 days


#4 posted 01-02-2017 07:36 PM

COOL FIX! / Improvement…

Fits nicely in the room! Easy to sit at… COOL table…

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View CFrye's profile (online now)

CFrye

10124 posts in 1804 days


#5 posted 01-03-2017 06:03 AM

Great job, Rob!

-- God bless, Candy

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com