|Project by Sunstealer73||posted 09-20-2015 07:22 PM||800 views||1 time favorited||6 comments|
My wife’s cousin is getting married and I made them a set of tables for their living room as a wedding gift. Everything is made out of solid cherry. I used some plans to get rough dimensions, but drew the rest out myself. I went for a “mission” look, but not 100% mission style. The bases are all mortise-and-tenon construction. For finish, I did a coat of Watco Natural Danish Oil, let that cure for 72 hours, then a coat of Sealcoat shellac, followed by 3-5 coats of Watco Wipe-On Poly (the top got 5, the rest got 3). The Danish Oil really brought out the figure and the poly should provide a durable surface. Both should let the cherry darken naturally as it ages.