Cherry end table

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Project by Norman1 posted 71 days ago 878 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry end table I completed with the same style as an cherry occasional table I made for the same room. The table has tapered legs and a single dovetailed drawer. The pull is made from walnut and the sides and back of the drawer are made of maple. The table is spray dyed with light walnut color dye and then top coated with 5 thin coats of lacquer sprayed and then rubbed out with 2500 grit buffing compound. It’s a simple and handsome piece for our living room. Thanks for taking a look.

-- Michael A. Norman

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#1 posted 71 days ago

sweet! very nice on the dovetails.

-- I used to be indecisive, now I’m not so sure

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#2 posted 71 days ago

I like it !! the drawer dovetails are great, too bad nobody will see them to realize the effort.

-- Dick, Ohio

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#3 posted 71 days ago

Very nice table, love the dovetail look you selected for the drawers.

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#4 posted 71 days ago

This is a really great looking table! Congratulaions.

-- Bruce -- Canada

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#5 posted 71 days ago

This is absolutely one beautiful table. It may be as you say a simple table but the the execution is very well done.
It is almost a shame to have to keep the drawer closed and hide those dovetails :)

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#6 posted 71 days ago

Very elegant and beautiful table and I love those dovetails.

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#7 posted 71 days ago

Very nice table, elegant look on the legs, and the dovetail arrangement adds a beautiful touch.

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#8 posted 71 days ago

Very nicely crafted.

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#9 posted 71 days ago

Beautiful table Michael, really beautiful wood great dovetail joints and nice fine legs,....Awesome job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#10 posted 70 days ago

Great looking piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#11 posted 66 days ago

SCORE!!! A 1 A , off the charts beautiful. Man that some nice Cherry and wonderful craftsmanship! ...BC

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