Pottery Barn knock off

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Project by Tom7929 posted 12-09-2014 08:59 PM 1061 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Bought the legs from Osbornewood. Made similar to a table the wife saw at Pottery Barn, though adjusted the demensions and added a drawer. It’s made of cheap white board (I’m assuming Pine) from Lowes. I’ll wait to invest in more expensive woods until I know what I’m doing.

The finish was minwax provencial which i then sanded and toped with english walnut, then two coats of dansih oil, then 2 of poly. still thinking of adding the minwax finishing paste wax to the legs to try and bring up a sheen.

All in all, a good learning experience!

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#1 posted 12-09-2014 09:53 PM

Looks good Tom. And Welcome to LJs !

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#2 posted 12-09-2014 10:16 PM

Welcome to Ljs ,nice work.

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#3 posted 12-10-2014 12:53 AM

Looks real nice

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#4 posted 12-10-2014 10:06 AM

Welcome and nice work.

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#5 posted 12-10-2014 03:11 PM

Thanks everyone. I’m new to woodworking but gotta say i love this site. A lot of your ideas and creations are a real inspiration.

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#6 posted 12-10-2014 03:34 PM

Very nice piece of work.

I did a Pottery Barn knock off too. Built a dinning room buffet.

I refuse to pay Pottery Barn prices when I can make it.

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#7 posted 12-10-2014 06:00 PM

Wow, looks great. How did you join the top and bottom to the legs?

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#8 posted 12-10-2014 07:14 PM

Thanks. I just used pocket screws.

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