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Stickley #603 Tabouret Table #2: Cutting Top and Glueup

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Blog entry by pintodeluxe posted 02-03-2015 01:05 AM 1836 reads 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Half Lap and Lapped Dovetail Joints Part 2 of Stickley #603 Tabouret Table series no next part

The dry assembly looked good, so I chamfered the ends of the through tenons, and glued up the table.

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Lapped dovetails secure the top stretchers.

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The half-lap joints and the lapped dovetails all came out flush.

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Then I cut the tops with a circle cutting jig and plunge router. I used a 1/4” spiral bit and cut the top free in multiple passes.

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The 1” thick top came out nice, with minimal sanding at the oscillating belt sander. I eased the edges with a 1/8” round-over bit at the router table, and sanded the top to 150 grit.

Here is the completed project… http://lumberjocks.com/projects/129385

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush



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Jerry

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#1 posted 02-03-2015 02:40 AM

Woo Hooo!!! Every time you post something I start running around the room making funny noises. I really enjoy seeing your work.

-- 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 02-03-2015 02:18 PM

Another fine project Willie. I love white oak, it really is a wonderful wood to work with and it finishes so nicely too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Roger

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#3 posted 02-03-2015 12:35 PM

LOL Jerry… This is going to look fantastic!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#4 posted 02-03-2015 02:05 PM

Looks great so far. Will you be adding a lower shelf?

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#5 posted 02-03-2015 04:58 PM

Hi John,
No, there is no shelf on this design. Some similar Stickley tables feature a lower shelf. I am notorious for omitting shelves or making them small and unusable. I would rather look at the furniture than the stack of magazines that will inevitably accumulate there.
Thanks

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#6 posted 02-03-2015 06:58 PM

Hi Willie,

I Googled the table and found an interesting 7-part, How-To video …
https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL8383F739BBBAC70B&feature=player_embedded&v=o1U7DA5j-es

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#7 posted 02-04-2015 12:28 AM

Looks great!

-- Art

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#8 posted 02-04-2015 01:27 AM

Dang man, you’re gunna become the next Gustav Stickley! Looking forward to seeing how this turns out!

-- Dean

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#9 posted 02-05-2015 02:45 AM

nice job!

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