LumberJocks

Walnut Occasional Table (2003)

  • Advertise with us
Project by planesmooth posted 1830 days ago 1424 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





8 comments so far

View jockmike2's profile

jockmike2

10635 posts in 2849 days


#1 posted 1830 days ago

Very beautiful table, lovely. Looks well built.

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

View dustyal's profile

dustyal

1195 posts in 2078 days


#2 posted 1830 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...

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112001 posts in 2180 days


#3 posted 1829 days ago

nicely done looks beautiful

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View CreekWoodworker's profile

CreekWoodworker

409 posts in 1900 days


#4 posted 1829 days ago

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

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

View Karson's profile

Karson

34861 posts in 3003 days


#5 posted 1829 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 †

View Dusty56's profile

Dusty56

11639 posts in 2290 days


#6 posted 1829 days ago

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

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

View Jamie's profile

Jamie

172 posts in 1863 days


#7 posted 1829 days ago

Simple and elegant. Looks great!

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

View LeoZ's profile

LeoZ

28 posts in 2072 days


#8 posted 1827 days ago

very nice.. clean lines, yet intriguing..

-- just another woodworking newb

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase