Floating Top Table

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Project by MJ posted 48 days ago 1229 views 13 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 48 days ago

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

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#2 posted 48 days ago

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


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#3 posted 48 days ago

Great work,, really like the keyed tenons

-- "Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good" Minor Myers

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#4 posted 48 days ago

Nicely done. Gotta love the through tenons.

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#5 posted 47 days ago

Great joinery, and proportions.

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#6 posted 47 days ago

Beautiful, man. Excellent craftsmanship and detail.

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#7 posted 47 days ago

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

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#8 posted 47 days ago

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

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#9 posted 47 days ago

great joinery

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#11 posted 47 days ago

Another vote for beautiful.

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#12 posted 47 days ago

very nice

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#14 posted 47 days ago

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 43 days ago

very nice! great attention to detail.

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