Cherry end table

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Project by Norman1 posted 05-17-2014 04:22 PM 1136 views 5 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 05-17-2014 04:41 PM

sweet! very nice on the dovetails.

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#2 posted 05-17-2014 04:42 PM

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

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio

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#3 posted 05-17-2014 07:14 PM

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

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#4 posted 05-17-2014 07:27 PM

This is a really great looking table! Congratulaions.

-- Bruce -- Canada

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#5 posted 05-17-2014 08:11 PM

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 05-17-2014 09:12 PM

Very elegant and beautiful table and I love those dovetails.

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#7 posted 05-18-2014 12:17 AM

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

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#8 posted 05-18-2014 03:47 AM

Very nicely crafted.

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#9 posted 05-18-2014 11:20 AM

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 05-19-2014 03:32 AM

Great looking piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#11 posted 05-23-2014 01:10 AM

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

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