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Project by Wingnut posted 2599 days ago 1083 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Greetings all…after a lot of friendly encouragement from Dorje here is the finished side table he and I built last winter/spring. It all quarter sawed white oak. It was a great learning experience! I start milling lumber for a sideboard this week…

-- Wingnut

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#1 posted 2599 days ago

Very nice!

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#2 posted 2598 days ago

Nice table, the quarter-sawn white oak has a lot of rays in it. Looks really great… Like the dog also. I take it he was yawning and not sticking his or her tongue out at you!!!!!!!

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 2598 days ago

Wingnut – beautiful table! You sure chose such a nice design…

Let’s get crackin’ on that sideboard now!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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Bob Babcock

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#4 posted 2598 days ago

Nice work. I like the design.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker

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#5 posted 2598 days ago

Beautiful table. Very nice job. What did you use for the finish?

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#6 posted 2598 days ago

Great table. I really like the way the grain shows.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#7 posted 2598 days ago

If memory serves…I started with an alcohol based dye, followed by a gel stain, followed by shellac and finally a coat or two of poly…I may have the item or two out of order…

-- Wingnut

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#8 posted 2598 days ago

Very nice!

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

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#9 posted 2598 days ago

Good looking table. Jockmike

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

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#10 posted 2392 days ago

I really like the color you got with your finish process, and the top—you obviously selected the wood carefully to get great figure!

-- SteveL

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