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Table with veneer drawer

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Project by kenn posted 10-05-2015 04:09 PM 624 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a federal style table in walnut with a veneered drawer front. I made the veneer and book matched it from a sweet looking piece of crotch that I in my hoard.

This was my first time making veneer. I was pleased with how it turned out. When planing the drawer front, a chip was pulled out near the book match line but it was not all the way through the veneer. I lost my nerve and proceeded to scrape the drawer front rather than take another chance on potentially ruining the veneer.

I finished it with over 10 coats of clear shellac and 2 coats of amber shellac. I rubbed that out with burlap to get the sheen I wanted. Thanks for looking!

-- Every cloud has a silver lining





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lew

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#1 posted 10-05-2015 05:02 PM

That is AWESOME!!

Love the dovetails, too.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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AJ1104

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#2 posted 10-06-2015 01:00 AM

Fabulous job on this table. I agree your dovetails came out great.

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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Karson

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#3 posted 10-06-2015 02:01 AM

Kenn a beautiful job, some great veneer.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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Halc

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#4 posted 10-06-2015 05:00 PM

It’s a very nice looking table. That drawer front is great.

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