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Table of Walnut, with a shelf

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Project by bandit571 posted 12-04-2015 10:14 PM 1371 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A fellow LJer dropped off a few planks of Walnut. I used the Single Brain Cell Sketch Up ( in my head) to design and build a small table out of just the Walnut. Even have 1/2 of a plank left over!
Top is 4/4 by 40”long, and 14” wide. From the top of the top to the floor, it stands at 19-1/4” tall.

Two coats of Poly Gloss, followed by a coat of O’sullivan’s Oil Finish. The shelf needed a couple of “caps” on the ends, as the Sketch-up “Plan” came out a bit too short. Used the cut offs from two of the legs to make the caps. Had to resaw the caps to size.

Took a while. it was a fun project to do….daughter sees this…she MIGHT “Table-nap” it to her house…

Hope you enjoy this little table.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use





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#1 posted 12-04-2015 10:29 PM

That’s really beautiful work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-04-2015 11:19 PM

I can only agree with Monte, it is certainly well engineered.
A general comment:
It dosent look dark enough to be walnut? but the consruction blogs show it dark odd?

-- Regards Robert

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#3 posted 12-04-2015 11:46 PM

Looks really beautiful, Bandit. Really nice work.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#4 posted 12-04-2015 11:51 PM

Looks table-napping worthy to me el bandito!

-- Something, something, something.

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#5 posted 12-04-2015 11:54 PM

Nice design and well executed Bandit!

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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#6 posted 12-05-2015 12:24 AM

Looks great Bandit. It sure is worthy of the design being table-napped at least !

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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#7 posted 12-05-2015 12:30 AM

looks great . I don’t think the boss will let it get table napped

-- If your not supposed to have hair on your face......why does it grow their

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#8 posted 12-05-2015 12:41 AM

That turned out just extra nice! The shaping on the legs really makes it unique.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#9 posted 12-05-2015 12:50 AM

She turned out great, Bandit! The finish looks great, the walnut is beautiful, and the curvy legs are very fine!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#10 posted 12-05-2015 02:22 AM

Well done Bandit…..!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#11 posted 12-05-2015 02:57 AM

That’s really nice bandit. I too really like the legs.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#12 posted 12-05-2015 03:16 AM

Gettin it done you old boy. I think a brand new woodriver 4-1/2 wood get it done quicker though…

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#13 posted 12-05-2015 02:37 PM

Your Single Cell SU ROCKS, Bandit!! The finish really makes the details in this design shine. Definitely table napping material. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#14 posted 12-05-2015 02:39 PM

looks great

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#15 posted 12-05-2015 05:16 PM

That’s a delightful table. It pretty hard to go wrong with walnut.

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