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Filling in time..... The re-do's #2: The living room tables Part II

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Blog entry by Luddite posted 05-29-2015 10:23 PM 848 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Somewhere in May 2015

Re-do of the orphaned end table. Used every day but ignored until now.

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Fun table to make. Needed it for the end of the couch. The top had a few blemishes by the time I got done. Not my best or favorite. Once again, I just could not get the top sanded well.

As a follow up to the coffee table clean up I plowed directly into this one.
The top was sanded to 220 and areas were selected for ‘jewel encrusting’. Using a trim router with an inlay bit I created jewel spots. An area in the center with a small knot hole, areax along the cherry inlay where a break had occurred.

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A nest of three.

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Squid Eye!

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A morning light view.

The top was sanded down to 800 grit, oiled with Watco’s natural and a Waterlox gloss rubbing varnish.

Thanks

-- T Loftus -- Just on the edge of common sense



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Jerry

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#1 posted 05-30-2015 02:49 AM

Wow, and I’m still making boxes… Thanks for this.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#2 posted 05-30-2015 04:04 AM

Thanks Jerry. I appreciate your comments and really enjoy your postings greatly.
Terry

-- T Loftus -- Just on the edge of common sense

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#3 posted 05-30-2015 12:03 PM

Terry,
Both of those table tops are very nice.
I am a huge fan of mesquite and turquoise and you have reinforced my appreciation of the combo.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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