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Asian Inspired End Table Part II

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Project by Andy posted 08-17-2014 09:38 PM 1138 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second attempt at this table. The finish and the pictures turned out much better on this one.

The table is made from solid african mahogany. The top and all of the shelves are all individual pieces of mahogany with no glue joints. The top is from a 18” wide piece of 8/4 that I milled down to 1 1/2”. The legs were cut from a separate piece of 6/4.

The finish consists of an oil based general finishes stain with a semi-gloss Arm-R-Seal top coat.

-- Andy





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endgrainy

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#1 posted 08-18-2014 01:08 AM

The Asian design is very sleek – nice job! I love how Arm-R-Seal looks on African Mahoghany

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 08-18-2014 02:22 AM

Andy,

Your progress is amazing. Reviewed your projects. Like this table….well done sir!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 08-18-2014 02:46 AM

Great job

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#4 posted 08-18-2014 02:56 AM

I would love to know more about the joinery. It looks amazing and i’m looking for my next project.

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Andy

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#5 posted 08-18-2014 03:06 AM

RT31 The joinery is all pretty simple. I used an integral mortise and tenon to attach the legs to the table top. The mortises were cut using a router with a spiral bit, a bushing and a template. The tenons were cut on the table saw with a dado blade.

There are dados cut in the legs to receive the shelves. You can easily cut these on the table saw or with a jig and your router.

The legs are rough cut on the bandsaw and then I used a template and a template bit on my router to clean them up.

-- Andy

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#6 posted 08-18-2014 08:28 AM

Brilliant work

I can see why it inspired you

-- Regards Robert

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 08-18-2014 02:03 PM

beautiful work

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 08-18-2014 06:49 PM

I love the lines on this piece such a great design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 08-19-2014 12:10 AM

Great looking table! I like the legs, and love that mahogany!

-- Dean

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#10 posted 08-19-2014 09:38 PM

Looks very nice and also looks like a difficult build…....I applaud you.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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