console table/hall table

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Project by Dan Hux posted 04-06-2009 03:21 AM 1136 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first time building a real piece of furniture. It’s an oak console/hall table. I’m learning to build furniture in my spare time. It mostly mortise and tenon. The only screws are holding the table top down. Oddly enough, the only problems I had were with the finish.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#1 posted 04-06-2009 03:42 AM

Nicely done! Yeah….finishing is often the hardest part.

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

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#2 posted 04-06-2009 03:50 AM

Awesome looking table… a little constructive criticism though, Usually you want you side aprons to come down as far as the front/back aprons. This will give a uniform appearance to the table. I think you did a great job with the finish.

-- San Diego, CA

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#3 posted 04-07-2009 02:06 AM

yea,,I realized that after I got started. I’m working on 2 side tables now, not making that same mistake or a whole bunch more I made the first time. I should be learning on pine, but I like using oak..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#4 posted 04-07-2009 06:36 AM

a good first project.

-- Custom furniture

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