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Tile-top entry table

comments (5) March 16th, 2009 in Reader's Gallery

MPekovich Michael Pekovich, art director
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Table combines trestle legs and arches with a tile top
Detail of exposed joinery
Table combines trestle legs and arches with a tile top - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Table combines trestle legs and arches with a tile top

My brother found some Rookwood tiles on ebay and asked me to make a table for them. He likes arts and crafts furniture, but wanted something original. It was fun trying to be creative but still stay within the arts and crafts style.

Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, table, dovetails, arts and crafts, tenons, white oak, frame and panel, trestle

Comments (5)

WiseGuy81 WiseGuy81 writes: This is exactly what I've been thinking ov doing on an upcoming project. Mike, what did you use as an adheasive? I've been looking a few epoxies aimed at kitchen countertops.
Posted: 3:22 pm on August 29th

woodrae woodrae writes: Wow! That's a beautiful design as well as a beautifully-crafted piece. I especially like the proud dovetail pins on the case. Tres cool, Mike.

Is that a clear finish over white oak? Or is there some fuming involved...?
Posted: 10:00 am on March 24th

MBerger MBerger writes: Very nice, Mike! Even better than the pair of small tables you made. BTW, How did you inset the tiles on the table top? Will there be a gap as the top frame shrinks and expands with the seasons?
Posted: 8:24 am on March 20th

OldGreen OldGreen writes: Great job Mike! You nailed it. Your brother should be very happy.
Posted: 11:35 am on March 16th

FineWoodworkingEditors FineWoodworkingEditors writes: Beautiful Mike!
Posted: 11:02 am on March 16th

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