Red Oak End Table

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Project by jack1 posted 04-06-2015 02:27 AM 1223 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been a while but here goes. ;0)

This was an anniversary present for our 28th which was April 4, 2015. I started it about 6 weeks ago after lung surgery. The only request was to have a drawer to store all the excess remotes and stuff if you know what I mean… It is also great storage for CDs etc.

It’s made of Red Oak and assembled with pocket screws as well as Tite-Bond glue. The overall dimensions are 24” x 18” and 20” high. The drawer is 15” x 16” x 4 1/2” deep. The top and shelf are two edge glued 3/4’ x 10” red oak boards. The legs are made up of two 1”x1 3/4” red oak boards glued together

I used Min-Wax Natural stain and Satin Varithane for the final finish coat that I hand buffed with Johnson’s floor wax.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#1 posted 04-06-2015 02:52 AM

Nice table , Jack. That drawer will be very handy…....................Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 04-06-2015 03:27 AM

great lookin job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 04-06-2015 03:44 AM

Nice design…and the wood looks nice…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#4 posted 04-06-2015 12:19 PM

Jack, that’s some nice work right there! Seems to fit nicely there.

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#5 posted 04-06-2015 02:23 PM

Simple design, yet beautifully done,

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#6 posted 04-06-2015 03:22 PM

It’s a nice design and very practical.

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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#7 posted 04-06-2015 04:14 PM

Nice looking table.

-- Woodworking with Limited Tools

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#8 posted 04-06-2015 09:12 PM

Great to see you back in the shop.
Hope all was well with the surgery. I figure, if it is lung surgery, it has to be fairly serious. So again, hope all is well or cured.
NICE table!!!
I like the quarter sawn front.
See ya later,

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#9 posted 04-10-2015 04:52 PM

Thanks for your comments. ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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