Construction of a Regency style Dining room Table to seat 6-8 people.
This was to be a faithful copy of a client's own table, which he wanted to give his daughter as a wedding present. He was so pleased with the result that he commissioned two more for his other daughters.

 

table1
The kiln dried raw timber.
roughturn
Turning the central pillar from the raw log
Table2
Final turning to the exact shape.
Table3
Clamping together the table top timbers.
Table4
Hand work using a scraper plane for a fine finish.
Table 5
Fitting the hinged base to the underneath of the table.

 

tabpriortopolish
The finished table prior to French polishing.

 

final
The finished product.

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