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Forum topic by JuanGatico posted 12-16-2017 07:06 PM 377 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JuanGatico

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12-16-2017 07:06 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question workbench

Hello,

Can anybody please tell me what is this beautiful table? Thanks.


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Knockonit

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#1 posted 12-16-2017 07:10 PM

looks like someones interpetation of a carving table.

guessing i am. lol

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Mike54Ohio

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#2 posted 12-16-2017 07:12 PM

I would guess it could be a really fancy drafting table for architectual work or artistic endeavors.
Really nice craftsmanship in the desk either way

-- It's only a dumb question if you ignore the correct answer

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#3 posted 12-16-2017 07:14 PM

It would appear to be an “old fashion” drafting table. Just way over built.
I used a much simpler version when I was in school taking “mechanical drawing” classes.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#4 posted 12-16-2017 08:22 PM

I looked and all the links came back to a website that required an account. It appears well built but gaudy and gimmicky in how it’s designed and overbuilt. And it doesn’t look comfortable for sitting, only standing.

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#5 posted 12-16-2017 08:32 PM

That’s not a table it’s a contraption. Very stressful to look at. :(

-- Aj

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#6 posted 12-16-2017 09:03 PM

Found an article at this site that describes it as a drafting table designed and built by Montana-based Douglas LaMont. He calls it the Cantilever. More pics, including close-ups, in the article.

-- Howard - "Time spent making sawdust is not deducted from one's lifetime." - old Scottish proverb

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Redoak49

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#7 posted 12-16-2017 10:35 PM

I really like the furniture he builds.

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