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Project by taylodr posted 04-14-2009 05:20 PM 923 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a computer table I made from maple and walnut. My first “real” furniture project.
I used mortise and tenons for the aprons. The real beauty was of course supplied by nature.
I love walnut.
(The photo does make the tapers look funny, but they are tapered on the inside)

-- Dustin





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 04-14-2009 06:43 PM

I love walnut, too. It’s almost a shame to cover that beautiful tabletop with computer equipment.

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

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michaelray

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#2 posted 04-14-2009 11:57 PM

Great job!

My next project is going to be a table for the kitchen. Can I ask what you used to cut the mortises?

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steiner

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#3 posted 04-15-2009 03:01 AM

That walnut is so nice!

-- Scott - Katy, Texas

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taylodr

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#4 posted 04-15-2009 03:25 AM

Thanks guys.
michealray – I used the drill press and chisels for the mortise work. I’d love to have a mortiser, but I don’t have one yet.
Dustin

-- Dustin

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 04-15-2009 05:55 AM

That’s really cool Dustin nice work. Cute Baby Welcome to L Js

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clieb91

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#6 posted 04-15-2009 09:59 PM

Taylor, Welcome to LumberJocks. Nice looking desk. The walnut has a lot of character.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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matt garcia

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#7 posted 07-23-2009 04:01 AM

That’s a beauty!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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BigBard

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#8 posted 07-30-2009 11:03 PM

how did you joint the two walnut pieces? biscuit joiner

-- Carolina Panther fan!

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taylodr

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#9 posted 08-04-2009 10:18 PM

Thanks. No biscuits Bard, just a simple glue line after jointing the pieces.

-- Dustin

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