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

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Blog entry by tyskkvinna posted 09-11-2011 04:07 PM 1471 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 »

Look!

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 - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt



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HalDougherty

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#1 posted 09-11-2011 04:54 PM

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

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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BertFlores58

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#2 posted 09-11-2011 05:13 PM

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 09-11-2011 07:43 PM

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

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

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tyskkvinna

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#4 posted 09-11-2011 08:37 PM

Jim, I will be at Holiday Inn!

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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Manitario

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#5 posted 09-11-2011 08:58 PM

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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Roger

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#6 posted 09-12-2011 01:52 PM

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

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#7 posted 09-12-2011 01:53 PM

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 (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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tyskkvinna

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#8 posted 09-12-2011 03:11 PM

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 - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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