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Carved walnut table by MitchMitton Carved walnut table by MitchMitton
Custom theme furniture. Table only has two supports so construction had to be super strong. It turned out to work like knockdown furniture but with a special twist, adjustable for life.
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Built4ever Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012
I've been drawing similar tables, wondering about the strength, usually opting for big clunky medieval-looking double turnings or similar, but I like this.It has delicate, beautiful curves. I'm glad somebody who does wood-working is not afraid of curves and carves.
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MitchMitton Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012  Professional General Artist
This was difficult because there is no streacher and there is a glass insert in the top so everthing is seen. My solution was to mate a poplar tounge to the walnut which is soft by comparision. That formed the tendon and a bult up mortise area was hiden in the table. How?, the table is actually a boxbeam of plywood and solid wood. This allowed one side of the mortise to be loose and by drilling through the tendon and the use of bolts and captured t-nuts every can be pulled tight forever.
The Harp was carved on my small manual tracing machine based on the very large Italian machines I have owned in the past. I have posted photos on my facebook site and mitton theme design there also. Do not think machine work is easy, I still have to make patterns and do lots of hand finishing once off.
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Built4ever Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012
Amazing...
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