Hall Table

Hall Table
Hall Table
Hall Table
Hall Table
Hall Table

I made this table a couple years ago as an attempt at bent lamination. This was extremely fun to build and one of few pieces I’ve sold that I wish I still had. I have all the forms and enough veneer to do another top so I will probably make another one sometime. The top is olive ash burl, black dyed maple banding with a mahogany border. The legs are oak tapered bent laminated and then ebonized using tree bark tea and vinegar with iron. http://www.popularwoodworking.com/techniques/ebonizing_wood
I did the top with a shellac french polish and the base is lacquer. I made the top first because I had the veneer and wanted to play with curves on this piece. I made a full scale drawing of the base by drawing different curves until I found what I thought looked pleasing to the eye, from this I could make the forms to do the bent lamination’s. The stretchers are oak with olive ash burl veneer, I thought it needed a little color with all that black on the base.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

Comments

Very nice Paul.
Have a great Christmas.

The early bird gets the worm but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.

Beautiful concave curves, it’s so hard to get the right geometry to make it look right. You seem to have mastered it. Excellent craftsmanship.

CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!

a beautiful table, i sure see the fun of this one, you really do some fabulous pieces, lots of eye candy paul…thanks for sharing…

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Love this design super build.

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