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Project by daveysprocket posted 1994 days ago 1809 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife’s Christmas present. I modified the plans a bit, like thicker legs, wider shelf, no routed apron, etc. They are finished with linseed oil and wax. They have not been rubbed out yet in these photos





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1994 days ago

Great looking pair of tables!

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

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woodworm

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#2 posted 1994 days ago

Beautiiful table, I like the pegs.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Todd Thomas

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#3 posted 1994 days ago

nice looking tables…hope my wife doesn’t see these or she’ll want some :-) good job

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 1994 days ago

What a beautiful set of tables! Fantastic! Great job!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Karson

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#5 posted 1994 days ago

Dave a great job on the construction.

-- 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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BarryW

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#6 posted 1994 days ago

Simple statement…very useful…beautiful wood…

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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brianinpa

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#7 posted 1993 days ago

Very nice pair of tables. What type of wood did you use? I like the look of the thicker legs.

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

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TimberMan

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#8 posted 1993 days ago

Execelent job. I like the fine detail.

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bayouman

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#9 posted 1993 days ago

Those are really nice. Great job.

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daveysprocket

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#10 posted 1993 days ago

The tables are cherry with walnut pegs. I picked up about 1000 board feet of cherry a couple of years ago from a lumber auction for about $0.72/bf rough cut 4/4. If you look closely at the legs, you’ll see a seam where I ripped boards into 4 pieces, matched them then glued them together. The walnut pegs are scraps from a local millwork shop. I did these as an inexpensive yet nice (hopefully) gift.

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Tom Willis

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#11 posted 1980 days ago

Excellent tables. Greene & Greene inspired?

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