cherry dyed end table

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this table is a mixture of two tables i liked so i incorporated styles from both of them to make one. it is made out of poplar and is stained with minwax gunstock stain that i added red dye to make it the beautiful color it is.

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#1 posted 1876 days ago

Nice Looking Table!

I like the little shelf. Did you turn the knob yourself?

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

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Derrek LeRouax

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#2 posted 1876 days ago

WOW. Simple, classic, functional. This is a great table!!!

-- Derrek L.

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#3 posted 1876 days ago

I agree…the color is beautiful.

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

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#4 posted 1876 days ago

Nice job. Poplar is good for making fake cherry, the grain is almost the same. Thanks for the post.

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#5 posted 1876 days ago

Nice job. You added the dye into the stain? I think that is what you meant.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 1876 days ago

Nice end table, you did a good job making Poplar look like Cherry.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#7 posted 1876 days ago

Great job. It makes me think twice about turning a large poplar that needs to come down into firewood. I have debated making lumber from it. You may have swayed in that direction. Thanks. -SST

-- Accuracy is not in your power tool, it's in you

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#8 posted 1876 days ago

cool table well done

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 1876 days ago

I like both the style and the color. nice work.

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#10 posted 1876 days ago

Good job. It`s a great looking table.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#11 posted 1875 days ago

What kind of dye did you use?

-- "Preach the gospel always. If necessary use words" -St Francis of Assisi

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#12 posted 1875 days ago

I like the style and the color is striking. Nice job!


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#13 posted 1874 days ago

It really is a beautiful color. I like the design also.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#14 posted 1839 days ago

Beautiful table! I’m new here so if this is not kosher, let me know. Would you consider sharing the plans? This would make a beautiful heirloom piece for my grandson.


-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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