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Project by John Nixon posted 2694 days ago 3752 views 18 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Quartersawn Red oak. Nice little table that needs a companion. I’ve been meaning to make a coffee table to go with this one…

More pictures can be found here:
http://www.eaglelakewoodworking.com/post/Arts-and-Crafts-Side-Table.aspx

-- John Nixon - Buffalo, NY - http://www.EagleLakeWoodworking.com





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PanamaJack

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#1 posted 2694 days ago

Sweet! Another one tonight…you have been “sandbagging” have you? This apopears to be finished a little differently that the other two tonight? Keep it up.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Chip

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#2 posted 2694 days ago

More good stuff.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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John Nixon

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#3 posted 2694 days ago

Ya, I’m blitzing all at once. The finish on this one is probably different because the wood is QS red oak, where the others were QS White Oak.

-- John Nixon - Buffalo, NY - http://www.EagleLakeWoodworking.com

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dennis mitchell

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#4 posted 2694 days ago

Nice collection of work. Love the style.

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jockmike2

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#5 posted 2694 days ago

Nice work, you got a good thing going. very nice work. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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John Nixon

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#6 posted 2694 days ago

Dennis – I too love A&C…expecially Sitckley pieces designed by Harvey Ellis. There’s a few that I’d like to copy. I grew up outside East Aurora, NY which is the home of the Roycroft. So the Roycroft work is near to my heart as well.

Thanks for the compliments JockMike

-- John Nixon - Buffalo, NY - http://www.EagleLakeWoodworking.com

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Don

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#7 posted 2694 days ago

John, I’ve just had a look at your work. It’s excellent. I particularly like your mirror.

One of the things I love about this community is the number of artists that work in the Arts & Crafts genre.

Keep them coming, John.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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Karson

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#8 posted 2693 days ago

John: is the tenon on the front a thru tenon or an addon. The grain structure seem to be different from the apron.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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John Nixon

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#9 posted 2693 days ago

Shhhh Karson…
I faked that one. I used a nice way to join the apron to the leg with a sliding dovetail. That worked out great, but I still wanted the look of the through tenon. I’ve become more careful these days if I choose to fake it. I will actually mortise in the fake through tenon in a shallow 1/4 inch mortse, and make sure the grain all makes sense.

-- John Nixon - Buffalo, NY - http://www.EagleLakeWoodworking.com

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Karson

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#10 posted 2693 days ago

Sorry I let the cat out of the bag.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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David

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#11 posted 2691 days ago

John -

Excellent work!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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RonR

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#12 posted 2636 days ago

John,

Again, beautiful! Where do you get the hardware?

-- RonR, Massachusetts

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John Nixon

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#13 posted 2636 days ago

Hi RonR,

I’ve bought hardware from 3 main sources. If memory serves me correctly, the hardware for this table is a cast copper of decent quality that came from:
http://www.winterbrookfarmantiques.com/product_info.php?products_id=786?osCsid=a0ece3e50edd781148ffc7c188c63a06

Another place I’ve bought is here (can’t beat the price on these cast bronze pulls):
http://www.dlawlesshardware.com/anbrassticpu.html

One last is VanDykes…plenty of selection and decent prices:
http://www.vandykes.com/product/02012003/

Thanks for the compliments.

-- John Nixon - Buffalo, NY - http://www.EagleLakeWoodworking.com

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RonR

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#14 posted 2636 days ago

John,

Thanks for the links! The prices seem pretty reasonable, too. My next project will be either a craftsman style TV table or a craftsman style desk. Both will have need of drawer or door pulls and I would like something that looks authentic. These should do the trick. Thanks again.

-- RonR, Massachusetts

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oscorner

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#15 posted 2635 days ago

Excellent work!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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