Hall table

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    Here’s a table I just finished for my entrance hall. I had to design something that would fit in an odd triangular-shaped alcove, and would also not be dominated by the strong colours of the marble floor.

    The top is veneered with a redwood burl, the sides are veneered with kingwood. The cockbead, legs and edge moulding are all made from solid walnut. The finish is blond shellac with the top French polished and lightly waxed.

    This was a very challenging piece with lots of curves and funny angles, but I am pleased with the result.

    Steve Follis

    Wow, you sure that isn’t one of the rooms in Paul’s castle. Very nice work RL, I enjoyed your YouTube as well. Thanks for sharing.

    Memphis, Tennessee

    Martin Bargeman

    That is really lovely, nice work.

    Norwich, Norfolk, UK

    Mark Armstrong

    Thats a thing of beauty Richard.
    I really love that table.
    I have had visions in my head since I was 14 to make a three legged table probably more D shape. Richard Your table has given me inspiration someday when my skill level a little better I will Make that table.

    Dagenham, Essex, England


    Thanks all. It was really enjoyable to make and now I’m happy to see it when I come home!



    I like how the the gorgeous Kingwood veneer on the front is framed by the lighter grain color on the inside front legs, the lower horizontal bead, and the front table edge. The color contrast really draws visual interest.

    The table complements the floor while not getting lost.

    Well done.

    -Scott Los Angeles

    Greg Merritt

    Wow! Not sure how else to say it. That is fantastic work.



    Great work Richard,very beautiful colours,grain looks fantastic)).

    Toronto, Canada

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