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Blog entry by toyguy posted 2327 days ago 29611 reads 4 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I came upon these little videos and was truly amazed. The engineering and craftsmanship that went into this project is just unbelievable. I thought I would share it with the lumberjocks community where I know it could be appreciated. ENJOY !

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,



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Jimthecarver

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#1 posted 2327 days ago

Wow!....Now thats an interesting table, I would love to have plans for that. Thank you for the post.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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FrankA

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#2 posted 2327 days ago

And for only $48.000 to $70,000 one of these could be yours.
Great design but I dont think Mr Fletcher will be giving up the plans any time soon.
Here is his site if interested.
http://www.dbfletcher.com/capstan/

-- Frank Auge---Nichols NY----"My opinion is neither copyrighted nor trademarked, but it is price competitive."

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toyguy

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#3 posted 2327 days ago

Thanks for the link to Mr Fletcher’s site…. His stuff is awsome.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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RusticElements

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#4 posted 2327 days ago

Wow! I’d love to get a hold of those plans!

-- Michael R. Harvey - Brewster, NY - RusticElementArt.com - SpaceAware.org - AnConn.com

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MrWoody

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#5 posted 2327 days ago

Well, Toyguy could buy one and take it apart. Then he could share the plans. LOL

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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Dadoo

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#6 posted 2327 days ago

LumberJocks don’t buy $48,000.00 tables. We build our own! And for a ton of money less.

They are impressive to say the least. I’m very curious just to see the plans.

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 2327 days ago

The joinery on this table is exquisite. This is a table for someone who has more money than they know what to do with.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GaryK

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#8 posted 2327 days ago

That is one awsome table.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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RobS

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#9 posted 2327 days ago

Very cool, but it does have an evil torture chamber look to it….”As they slowly lowered the victim into the tooth wheel of death…” bwa ha ha ha haaa! (evil laugh)

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Dan Lyke

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#10 posted 2327 days ago

Here’s an 1888 patent on a "Jupe table" leaf extension system, and here's a log with lots of pictures on building a Jupe table (although Rick Christopherson’s table doesn’t have the snazzy mechanism to raise the leaves from underneath).

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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GaryK

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#11 posted 2327 days ago

Very cool links Dan, Thanks.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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DannyBoy

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#12 posted 2327 days ago

Apparently you just need a little mettle nob to install underneath the table. After that you just twist…

Seriously, though. That’s cool.

-- He said wood...http://hickbyassociation.blogspot.com/

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DannyBoy

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#13 posted 2327 days ago

Yeah, showed that to a non woodworker buddy of mine here at work and his comment is:

“In the feats of human ingenuity… there is going to the moon, and that table…”

-- He said wood...http://hickbyassociation.blogspot.com/

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GaryK

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#14 posted 2327 days ago

That is one amazing table.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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tenontim

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#15 posted 2327 days ago

I sure if I tried making one of those, I would be doing woodworking from the “Nut House”. Great design.

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