Mid Century End Table

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Blog series by Jerbone updated 02-19-2014 10:11 PM 3 parts 4271 reads 5 comments total

Part 1: First Shot at an End Table

02-02-2014 03:53 PM by Jerbone | 1 comment »

I have been spending most of my time learning by making some small boxes, cutting boards, shop jigs, blanket chests so far. My goal for later this year is to redo an area upstairs in my house and add a desk with shelves and cabinets. The plan is to do small projects that allow me to pick up a skill to be applied to the later project. So for my next learning experience I am building my first end table. I am starting this blog partway through the process and will cover what has been done so...

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Part 2: Seems like this is taking forever

02-11-2014 05:39 AM by Jerbone | 4 comments »

So the fun continues. Now it was time for me to make the drawer. The table was assembled using packing tape so that I could get my dimmensions. Dovetails are what I decided to go with. Besides I could finally use the dovetail jig I picked up off craigslist last year for. Problem was I could not find a bushing guide for the dovetail bit. I had a to wait a few days before I was able to make it Woodcraft and pick me up another one. After getting all the parts, I practiced by making a...

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Part 3: She's Got Legs

02-19-2014 10:11 PM by Jerbone | 0 comments »

Slowly but surely I am trudging along. Now that the carcass, and the drawer are complete, what am I gonna do for the stand? For the this table I wanted to do something that really set it apart from the other (not built by me) furniture. So for the legs I decided to do a cross let, or X legs as I found out they can be called. This is something that I have never done before so true to this project, another learning experience. I used what what left of my rift sawn walnut to create so...

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