Walnut Side Table with Glass Insert

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Project by jstefan posted 10-30-2015 01:08 AM 1046 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a lot of walnut laying around and decided to make this side table for my living room. I finished it with 3 coats of Tung Oil and sanded between each coat.

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#1 posted 10-30-2015 02:55 AM

Looks nice. How did you secure the glass top?

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#2 posted 10-30-2015 03:54 AM

That really nice. You just can’t go wrong with Walnut.

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#3 posted 10-30-2015 04:18 AM

I wish I could say I have a lot of walnut laying around…lol
Your table came out great !

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#4 posted 10-30-2015 04:40 AM

I just made a rabbet all around the edge and set it in. I can lift it at any time from the bottom.

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#5 posted 10-30-2015 08:50 AM

Good looking table. Well done !

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#6 posted 10-30-2015 12:39 PM

Its beautiful. I’ve never worked much with tung oil before. What made you decide to use this type of finish?

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#7 posted 10-30-2015 02:07 PM

This table turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 10-31-2015 10:07 AM

I would be interested in what the costings were for the project.

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#9 posted 10-31-2015 12:34 PM

I had the Tung Oil open and had used it for another small project and liked how it turned out, so figured I use it for this as well.

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#10 posted 10-31-2015 12:35 PM

The glass cost about $25-$30 and the walnut was about $6.50 BF, not sure how much I used. I’d guess it cost less then $75 total including finish, glass and lumber.

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