Category Archives: Federal Card Table

Better pictures (before the storm)

A few pictures.  Following the lead of some other craftsmen, sometimes the best light is natural light.  And where can you find a lot of natural light…Once all the leaves had been moved and before the rotten weather came I … Continue reading

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Finito

I want to get some better pictures, but the bottom line is it’s finished. And some detail shots:       I don’t know how many hours I have in this and I suppose it doesn’t matter.  Looking back in the blog … Continue reading

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Finally some progress

Work and personal stuff keep dragging me away from this project which is really frustrating.  Today I took off from work and cleaned up the bellflowers on the legs so I can start on the last bit of embellishment. And … Continue reading

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Challenges

Some progress over the weekend.  Stringing and bellflowers. Inlaying more stringing. Sand shading in hot sand.  I bought an old fifth burner so now I’m not doing these on the cooktop (not good for marital bliss) or the side burner … Continue reading

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Embellishments

I spent some of Labor Day weekend on inlay and embellishment.  I didn’t make as much progress as I hoped.  It was also a weekend to go to the fireworks (soggy…) and King’s Island with the kid (less soggy). Here … Continue reading

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Finally some time to work

The end of July was just nuts with business travel, so I had zero time to make progress on the table.  In fact until a few days ago the stock sat in the shop just as it had in the … Continue reading

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A Design…at last

Choosing a design for this table has been tougher than I thought.  The form was easy, but the general look has been harder to decide.  In the end I might change it again.  Here’s what I think it will look … Continue reading

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