Fully Hand-worked Sofa Table (finishing)

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Project by Jaeyoel Park posted 03-19-2009 01:13 PM 2106 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished this project today.
I used “MINWAX tungoil finish” 5 times on the top, and Shellac 3 times for the rest.

Tomorrow, I’ll give it to my wife.
Since the white-color finished furniture is the trend with Korean young housewives.
I wonder she will like it or not.

Thank you ^^

-- Falling in love with wood... J. Park , South Korea

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#1 posted 03-19-2009 01:19 PM

For sure she will like it, its a gorgeous table!

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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#2 posted 03-19-2009 02:10 PM

It looks wonderful! Outstanding work…...

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#3 posted 03-19-2009 05:03 PM

Very beautiful finish!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 03-19-2009 08:24 PM

Great job. Very well done!

-- He said wood...

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#5 posted 03-19-2009 10:51 PM

J, this is a gorgeous table. I have followed your construction blog and simply cannot imagine the effort and talent that went into this piece. To build it by hand is a skill that you should be proud to have.

Without a doubt she will love it.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 11-17-2009 12:44 AM

Even if she would prefer the white (which I can’t fathom that over a natural finish), she has to realize and appreciate the work and dedication you put into making a table such as this. It’s nothing short of stunning!

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#7 posted 11-19-2009 04:09 AM

I love woodworking with hand tools excellent job looks great.

-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,

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#8 posted 11-19-2009 04:59 AM

cool table

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 08-02-2010 05:58 PM

Great Table!!! Tungoil makes a nice finish!!!
Never used Tungoil. How is it to work with??

-- Stumpybear,Petersburg PA

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