Art Prize 2011 #12: Hey look! A table!

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Blog entry by tyskkvinna posted 1075 days ago 1459 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 11: Barreling towards the finish Part 12 of Art Prize 2011 series Part 13: Finished and Installed »


It’s a table! :)

The legs aren’t glued together yet so if you are wondering why the bottom blocks are kind of crooked there is your answer….

A view from the underside. You can only see the brace if you stuck your head under the table, but I still wanted it to be a little fancy. I’m going to sand it and shellac it shortly.

A view of the side brace up close. Both sides have the compass in the middle.

I am SO excited that it is standing on its own! :) Yay! Now only a few things left to do- time to go to work!

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#1 posted 1075 days ago

Beautiful work. I can’t wait to see it finished.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#2 posted 1075 days ago

Wow. If only I could vote in the contest, you will be the winner. Now, I can see what those blocks of wood are intended for…. By the way, how will you transport it. It seems that all of the parts of the table are detachable. I like your idea on the compass in the arbor..

-- Bert

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 1075 days ago

Hey Lis. It is coming right along nicely. Where will you be located downtown for Art Prize?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 1075 days ago

Jim, I will be at Holiday Inn!

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#5 posted 1075 days ago

wow, amazing! Nice to see that you’re finally nearing the end. Must be a relief to you after many, many days of work on this.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#6 posted 1074 days ago

wow! you are gonna need a crane to lift or move that baby..

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#7 posted 1074 days ago

Awesome, Lis! I was wondering, as Roger was – how the heck are you going to move it??

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#8 posted 1074 days ago

Hahah. We just lifted it. It weighs less than 400 pounds right now and after we put glass on it, the total weight should be around 550 pounds. Maybe I just hang around strong friends, but two people can lift it and four people can easily lift it.

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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