Jason's Maple Table

MAPLE KITCHEN TABLE
A welcome replacement for that folding table!

SHOP OWNER: Jason Falejczyk
LOCATION: Frankfort, IL

    For almost one year, our family ate meals on a plastic folding table. I started construction on this table during the winter of 2003, however once the weather broke, I found myself outside working on our Ipe deck/gazebo. After one thousand apologies to my wife, I got back into the shop this winter and completed the table.
Jason's Maple Table

    The table is solid hard maple, with tapered legs laminated to size from 4/4 stock. The curved aprons are bent laminations that follow the same form as the top. All leg to apron joints employ double tenons. Cutting double tenons on a curved apron was quite a challenge, however the Leigh FMT made easy work of it (Ok, I'm lying...I did have around 10 test cuts!). The rough dimensions are 31" high x 42" wide x 62" to 98" long.
    The finish is water-based stain (treated first with a pre-stain wood conditioner), followed by almost a dozen coats of wiped-on poly. For more information, visit my site at http://home.comcast.net/~jfalejczyk1.

. . . Jason Falejczyk


 
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