Buffet Table

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Project by Grampsrichard posted 01-17-2015 04:00 AM 2182 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed this for my daughter who wanted a rustic buffet table but not too rustic. It is made from pine, plywood and oak for the top. It measures 55” wide, 12” deep and 30” high. It was my first project to use dovetails for the drawers. I used a General Tool jig and found it very easy to use. My first test pieces fit perfectly. The finish is one coat General Finishes water based Black stain and 3 coats of Minwax Polyshades Golden Oak on the top.

-- Grampsrichard

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#1 posted 01-17-2015 10:48 AM

Great job on this beautifully designed piece.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 01-17-2015 02:04 PM

Ohhh…thought I knew what I wanted in the dining room. I may have to change my mind. I really like this design

-- Bevy - NH

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#3 posted 01-17-2015 02:52 PM

Very NICE!

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#4 posted 01-17-2015 04:19 PM

Very Nice, i love the way the black finish shows off the dove tails.well done.

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#5 posted 01-17-2015 04:45 PM

great looking piece – you did an excellent job achieving a balance of rustic charm and elegance

-- Greg Simon

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#6 posted 01-19-2015 12:00 AM

Very nice job.

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#7 posted 01-19-2015 03:05 PM

Very nice. Those dovetails display phenomenally.
Well done.

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

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#8 posted 01-19-2015 03:08 PM

That turned out beautifully. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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