Thin Quartersawn White Oak Side Table

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Project by Luke posted 10-23-2014 01:22 AM 1963 views 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a table I designed and is loosely based on some of my other projects, plus some input from my mother, whom the table was made for. I designed the drawer to be hidden when closed. The ledge underneath the front of the drawer allows ease of pulling it out. It’s a pretty shallow drawer, but because of the short depth of the aprons you wouldn’t think it was there. It measures roughly 12×12x24”, made of quarter sawn white oak and all traditionally made with the only metal being the screws holding down buttons for the top shown in picture 5. All mortise and tenon joinery. Finished with red oak stain and a homemade mix of wipe on semi-gloss polyurethane.
Thanks for looking!

-- LAS,

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#1 posted 10-23-2014 04:03 AM

The hidden drawer is a cool idea.

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#2 posted 10-23-2014 08:38 AM

Nice work, Hidden in plain site. I like it, well done

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 10-23-2014 11:50 AM

Very nice, very clean. Nice build.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 10-26-2014 03:55 AM

Really nice build, thanks for sharing! Love the stain and poly combo.

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#5 posted 10-27-2014 12:24 AM

I really like this. Looks like a great piece. Beautiful!

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