Floating Top Table

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Project by MJ posted 06-06-2014 04:31 PM 2634 views 15 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My second post here in Lumberjocks :)
As you see the pics, it’s nothing but normal Floating Top Table.
If you have seen my old post ‘End Table’, you can tell that I love tenon and mortise joinery :)
Basically, all the joinery is done by tenon and mortise, and some accents with square peg and wedge.
I’ve tried the butterfly key and Tusk Tenon for the first time, and they turned pretty well.
Finished with Danish Oil, but I might need some wipe on poly for the top.
This time I used white Oak for the top, and it looks even better than reddish Red Oak.
Thank you for watching. See ya soon with my new project :)

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#1 posted 06-06-2014 04:54 PM

Gorgeous! Thats some good looking joinery and a great design! I’m looking forward to the next one

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#2 posted 06-06-2014 05:08 PM

Looks great. Like the white oak; it will look gorgeous in 20 years or so.


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#3 posted 06-06-2014 05:49 PM

Great work,, really like the keyed tenons

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#4 posted 06-06-2014 07:18 PM

Nicely done. Gotta love the through tenons.

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#5 posted 06-06-2014 09:50 PM

Great joinery, and proportions.

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#6 posted 06-07-2014 02:51 AM

Beautiful, man. Excellent craftsmanship and detail.

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#7 posted 06-07-2014 10:46 AM

I love the look of floating tops. That’s some really nice work.

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#8 posted 06-07-2014 10:49 AM

Excellent job. Obviously you need to be posting more often.

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#9 posted 06-07-2014 11:16 AM

great joinery

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#10 posted 06-07-2014 12:10 PM


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#11 posted 06-07-2014 12:23 PM

Another vote for beautiful.

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#12 posted 06-07-2014 01:40 PM

very nice

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#13 posted 06-07-2014 02:21 PM


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#14 posted 06-07-2014 02:25 PM

Amazing work! Love the exposed joinery a lot. This is definitely a great design and implementation of the design. Please post more projects!

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#15 posted 06-11-2014 02:04 AM

very nice! great attention to detail.

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