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Hall Table Blackhart Sassafras

comments (2) February 26th, 2010 in Reader's Gallery

Robbiewy Robbiewy, member
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The table is made of black-hart sassafras. mortise and tenon joints on legs and apron and a dove tail joint in the stretcher under the draw the legs are tapered . Draws are also dove tailed the top is held down with buttons, all sanded to 240 grit two coats of sanding sealer and five coats of lacquer.

Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, sideboard, Hall Table

Comments (2)

Robbiewy Robbiewy writes: Blackhart Sassafras is a Tasmanian species of tree, the black colour is produced when a branch breaks and water seeps in, it doesn't change the integrity of the timber. It is a medium density timber and is a great to work with.
Posted: 5:15 pm on February 27th

bduffin104 bduffin104 writes: Nice work. I didn't even know sassafras was a tree. Very attractive wood. What's it like to work with?
Posted: 9:54 pm on February 26th

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