|Project by Sergey||posted 1701 days ago||1069 views||2 times favorited||7 comments|
This Classic was done as a class project at Woodcraft store in Twin Cities over Christmas week last year. My 2 brothers sent me a Christmas gift check to pay for this class and I was very grateful for that. In return I took the unassembled project with me from MN to SC when I visited them in early March this year and we assembled it together at their home in Boiling Springs, SC. That is where the pictures were taken at.
The top is mahogany, skirts are maple, and legs are oak. Joinery is done with loose tenons using Festool Domino (classroom had one to use) and glue. The top is attached using figure 8 clips and small screws.
The only extra step in finishing worth mentioning is that I “popped the grain” of maple skirt pieces using TransTint Dark Vintage Maple dye deluted in 1lb shellac as shown on one of The Wood Whisperer’s videos. Or at least I got the idea from that video, now I am somewhat fuzzy on details. The pictures almost show that extra detail. Almost…
And the protective finish I used was Minwax Wipe-On Satin Poly with 0000 steel wool sanding inbetween 5 coats. (I guess I was counting on heavy use and abuse of this table). I then used little bit of furniture wax and buffing pad to give it the final shine.
It was a very rewarding and fairly simple project to complete and I am now ready to build another one for my own use. If only I could find where in the world I put the plans…