Dungeonology: the expedition

Re-creating an 18th Century Oeben Mechanical Table

A project in Huntsville, AL by J. Leko
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Help build a replica of this 1750 French masterpiece - a dressing table that converts into a desk with the turn of a key!
Backers: 101
Average Pledge Per Backer: $79

Funded: $8,000 of $6,000
Dates: Jan 16th -> Feb 15th (30 days)
Project By: J. Leko
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Latest News

Huntsville carpenter to recreate 18th century French table after exceeding Kickstarter fundraising goal

May 10th - via: al.com
John Leko's love of carpentry started more than a decade ago when he and his wife bought a condo and decided to do some remodeling at their new home. "No matter who we hired, we were unsatisfied," Leko said. "Finally, we gave up, and decided to do it ourselves. When it came time to furnish each room, we couldn't find anything that interested us. So, we decided to take that on ourselves, too." (Read More)

Where do we go from here?

February 5th - via: kickstarter.com
As we close in on the project's third week, it looks like it's going to be a success (Yeah!)! I thought I'd share the sequence of events that will follow. Once the campaign closes, I'll order the poplar, and commission the mechanisms. When the wood... (Read More)

Thanks for the push

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Chris Schwarz, the owner and publisher of Lost Art Press, graciously provided this project a substantial push on Tuesday with the release of this blog post:... (Read More)

Some details about the table

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Since I've been looking at this piece for over one year, I forget that not everyone is as familiar with it. That being the case, here's a bit more information about it starting with the dimensions. Height: 2 ft. 4 3/4 in. Width: 2 ft. 5 1/8 in.... (Read More)

One week in…

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! I am overwhelmed with the out-pouring of support you have shown for this project. Thank you! Since I've never done anything like Kickstarter before, I've been looking through the statistics. I thought it interesting that this project has... (Read More)

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