Design Concept for Table with Floating Top

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Forum topic by Lee Barker posted 12-17-2010 05:32 PM 871 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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12-17-2010 05:32 PM

My need here is for a table that has a foursquare look but I am thinking about floating the top up a little—maybe 7/8”.

There are three identical tables 27” high and 15” wide and probably 80” long. They will be along a wall in an office to hold plants and other decor.

As I started to imagine that, I began to think that floating tops are usually, and maybe always, larger than the substructure. I Googled the obvious three words and yes, most are larger, but some aren’t. The latter don’t look quite as good to me. Do you think the idea is worth pursuing, or will it look “not quite, but almost.”

In the research, I stumbled upon what looks to me like the first truly floating top. What a concept and execution!

-- " his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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#1 posted 01-01-2011 10:09 AM

That is easy if you find a big enuf magnet set :-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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