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Project by mfike posted 07-22-2009 12:27 AM 1233 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve built several of these tables using walnut for the top and maple for the aprons and legs. These tables are for a guy that wanted them to match his existing furniture, which is black and red oak two tone. The tops are red oak with ebony stain and poly top coat. The aprons and legs are finished with Blo, tung, and poly. I was a little skeptical of the idea of black and oak, but I think they turned out pretty decent and he is pleased with them. Thanks for looking.





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#1 posted 07-22-2009 01:40 AM

looks good.

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

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#2 posted 07-22-2009 02:40 AM

Not nice…Very nice well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 07-22-2009 03:00 AM

Very nice work.

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

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#4 posted 07-22-2009 04:06 AM

Look great…nice job.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 07-22-2009 01:55 PM

looks good, what method did you use to bend the aprons?

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#6 posted 07-22-2009 03:31 PM

Very nice, I like the shape of the legs.

-- Cody Crisp

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#7 posted 07-23-2009 12:33 AM

Looking good, great finish

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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#8 posted 07-23-2009 10:30 PM

The aprons are kerf bent plywood Mike.

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#9 posted 09-05-2009 12:51 AM

Great looking table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 03-08-2010 02:24 AM

very nice tables, the contrasting colors are great!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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