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Project by jap posted 12-23-2015 05:15 PM 913 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from scrap ipe and birch, but the drawers were dovetailed ipe and maple. The ipe hardness dulled the chisels which required sharpening after every dovetail.
Ipe is finished with teak oil and the rest finished with danish oil.
Got the idea for the raised shelf from Canadian Home Workshop magazine.

-- Joel





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-23-2015 05:19 PM

Very clean lines. Nice work.

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

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#2 posted 12-23-2015 05:51 PM

Very Nice. You should be proud of yourself.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#3 posted 12-23-2015 07:19 PM

Wonderful craftsmanship. Lovely work!

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#4 posted 12-23-2015 07:25 PM

Really nice…........very modern piece with that extended shelf….......who wouldn’t use that to store and charge your phone on overnight. Or as a place to put your watch, wallet, keys, alarm clock etc.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 12-23-2015 08:00 PM

Nice and clean—beautifully done!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 12-23-2015 10:15 PM

Very nice work Joel. I like the clean lines, and tight dovetails. Sounds like you are also getting a bit of practice with your sharpening skills. Happy holidays.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#7 posted 12-23-2015 10:39 PM

Beautiful table. Nice clean design with good contrast!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 09-27-2017 10:55 AM

Gorgeous

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland

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#9 posted 09-27-2017 04:45 PM

Nice clean design. Like the line of the legs.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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