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Walnut Occasional Table (2003)

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Project by planesmooth posted 1823 days ago 1415 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut end table I made during a hand tool class from Paul Sellers at Homestead Heritage near Waco, TX. Except for stock prep, we learned how to make all the joints (mortise and tenon using chisels and tenon saw), taper on the legs (saw and hand plane), the arched aprons (chisel and spokeshave), and surface finish (plane and scraper) by hand. Wonderful class that was a week long. If you live in Texas and want to sharpen your hand tool skill, I highly recommend it (you can check it out at http://www.homesteadheritage-woodworking.com/index.html).

-- Planesmooth from TX





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jockmike2

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#1 posted 1823 days ago

Very beautiful table, lovely. Looks well built.

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

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dustyal

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#2 posted 1823 days ago

Really nice work… I hope I can develop some of that hand tool work. I’d like to do some classes along that line. I also like what appears to be a natural finish? If you did it again, would you include a small drawer?

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1823 days ago

nicely done looks beautiful

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CreekWoodworker

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#4 posted 1823 days ago

Very nice table. I got to get a spokeshave, the aprons look great.

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Karson

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#5 posted 1823 days ago

Great looking table. A nice class i guess.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#6 posted 1822 days ago

Sturdy looking unit …Love Walnut….Nice design : )

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Jamie

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#7 posted 1822 days ago

Simple and elegant. Looks great!

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LeoZ

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#8 posted 1821 days ago

very nice.. clean lines, yet intriguing..

-- just another woodworking newb

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