or Join Now!
This is the most amazing table – but, know nothing about it except IMPRESSIVE!
-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe
home | projects | blog
702 posts in 3460 days
By subscribing to the RSS feed you will be notified when new entries are posted on this blog.
114979 posts in 2912 days
#1 posted 05-11-2010 10:54 PM
I’ve seen this table a number of times ,but I’m still amazed every time I see it.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
731 posts in 3002 days
#2 posted 05-11-2010 11:01 PM
I saw a show on discovery that said these types of tables were standard issue on the yachts being built. I think anyone with basic woodworking skill could build the table, its the mechanism that is so impressive.
-- Doubt kills more dreams than failure.
1506 posts in 3459 days
#3 posted 05-12-2010 10:16 PM
I’m having plug-in trouble with viewing that video, but I’m going to guess that it’s one of the DB Fletcher "Capstan Table" variants of the classic “Jupe table”, first developed in 1836. Here’s a series detailing the build of a Jupe table (with manually inserted leaves, so not quite as cool as the Fletcher one), and here’s an 1886 patent on one that uses a different leaf pattern.
More than you ever wanted to know in the Metafilter thread, with a few copied links at one of my blogs.
And, yeah: way awesome.
-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke
Go to Pulse page »
©2016 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
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