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End table from Woodsmith Magazine

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Project by Mike_in_Ohio posted 12-15-2008 07:43 PM 3043 views 8 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an end table I made using the plans from Woodsmith magazine.

Wood is Cherry.

Finish is BLO, shellac, and varnish. I rubbed it with 0000 steel wool and wax to give it more of a satin look.

-- Mike





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 12-15-2008 07:53 PM

This is a nice table. I really enjoy mission style furniture and cherry is my favorite wood so what is not to like about this piece!! Nice job on the dovetails too.

I enjoyed looking at this post.

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#2 posted 12-15-2008 08:37 PM

Mike,

Beautiful table great craftsmanship. I like the drawer bottom. What did you use to create that pattern? It looks like leather.

-- The cost of a thing is the amount, of what I call life, which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.

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#3 posted 12-15-2008 08:47 PM

Nice table! Welcome to LJ’s

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#4 posted 12-15-2008 09:33 PM

Wonderful job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 12-15-2008 09:43 PM

Man that is a nice looking table.

Love the leather in the drawer, that is a great surprise upon opening.

Great craftsmanship is clearly evident here.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#6 posted 12-15-2008 11:49 PM

Mike, you’ve done Woodsmith proud with this. Great looking table and great execution.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#7 posted 12-16-2008 01:31 AM

Nicely done! Crisp dovetails. Great project!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#8 posted 12-16-2008 04:06 AM

Very nice table. That Cherry looks great.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#9 posted 12-16-2008 04:12 AM

Awesome table…the finish is really sweet : )

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#10 posted 12-16-2008 04:52 AM

Nice table with great attention to details. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#11 posted 12-16-2008 05:20 AM

Wow what a nice job great tables

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#12 posted 01-01-2009 11:07 PM

That table looks awesome! You do great work! I love the beautiful finish! That will be my next project!!!

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#13 posted 02-04-2010 11:27 PM

Mike, that’s a real nice job. Your grand kids will surely pass it down to their kids.

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#14 posted 02-05-2010 12:59 AM

Very nice Mike a very rich look.

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#15 posted 02-05-2010 01:30 AM

very nice work, i have to say it looks very sexy.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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