Stickley Style Side Tables

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Project by Wayne Precht posted 06-23-2009 04:18 PM 2151 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a few shots of a set of 3 side tables I recently finished for a commission. Fortunately, the woodworking is better than the photography.

Adapted from a Stickley design, I made these taller to match the client’s other furniture, added tapered legs and a small shelf by omitting the 4th side panel. The finish is a couple coats of danish oil followed by a couple coats of dark wax. The tops however are topped with several coats of lacquer buffed down to semi-gloss for protection from drinks and what not.

-- --- Wayne.

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#1 posted 06-23-2009 05:54 PM

Great detail. Nice elements that are not usually found in Stickley design, it looks real nice.

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#2 posted 06-23-2009 06:11 PM

Vrey nice!
Congrats on the commission.


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#3 posted 06-23-2009 06:29 PM

great looking work,,, love the finish

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#4 posted 06-23-2009 07:35 PM

Really nice , but I think you should call this your own style : ) Any pics of the top?

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#5 posted 06-23-2009 10:51 PM

Nice table , I like the tapered legs.

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#6 posted 06-23-2009 11:23 PM

Nice job. Love the design.

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#7 posted 06-23-2009 11:31 PM

Nice tables unique design and look well done.

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#8 posted 06-24-2009 03:20 AM

Beautiful table! That’ll be around in use with enjoyment for many years.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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