Reader's Gallery


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Art_Brazee Art_Brazee, member
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This taboret is constructed primarily of mahogany with poplar on the under side and also making up the drawers parts. The drawer fronts are made of Leopardwood (there is a drawer on each side). The top tilts both directions about 15 degrees and the entire table also may be raised and lowered on a dovetail rail, inset with aluminum bar, by which it can be locked into position. Traditional joinery is used throughout - dovetail, frame/panel, and mortise and tenon.  It is finished with aniline dye and coated with tung oil and polyurethane. It is just about four foot wide.

Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, table, period interpretation, dovetails, tenons, mahogany, frame and panel, desk, poplar, trestle

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