Hayrake Dining Table

The Finished Project

This table design is called a "Hayrake" because the stretcher holding the base together look like, well . . ., a hayrake.

The table I've made here is all Mahogany. A wonderful wood that is not only beautiful but also extremely stable because tropical woods grow in a very even climate and, thus, have minimal, if any, growth rings.

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Solid Cherry Side Table with tapered & champered legs.  Legs and aprons are mortised and tenoned (of course).

Detail of edge treatment on Cherry SIde Table.

I made this small table years ago for my wife. It is made from Pau Ferro - also known as Bolivian Rosewood - and Yellow Birch.  It's a great size to put next to a favorite reading chair.

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