Prayer table for my wonderful wife

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Project by dschlic1 posted 05-11-2014 07:55 PM 1309 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife likes to sit at a table in the morning and write in her prayer journal. She was using a card table, however we have a cat which has an annoying habit of jumping up on a table or desk when someone is sitting at it. He is large enough that when this happens, the card table shakes, and sometimes spills a drink. So I decided to make my wife a more substantial prayer table.

Several things are notable about this table. It is made completely of reclaimed yellow pine pallet wood. It is also the first project I have made complete of lumber, no plywood used here. And it is my first try at inlays.

The top is laminated edge grain wood, the rest is standard stock cut from the pallet wood. Finish is American Walnut Ultimate wood stain by Rustoleum covered by Minwax poly satin.

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#1 posted 05-11-2014 08:05 PM

This is a wonderful idea having a prayer table ,you did a very nice job.

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#2 posted 05-11-2014 11:30 PM

Looks Great! Thank you for recycling those pallets.

-- Psalm 62: 11 Once God has spoken; twice have I heard this: that power belongs to God, 12 and steadfast love belongs to you, O Lord. For you repay to all according to their work

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