Arts and Crafts buffet

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Project by tbone posted 1769 days ago 4120 views 40 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I actually finished this a couple of years ago. It completes a dining room set of table and 6 chairs I made previously.
It’s QS white oak. Fumed and rubbed with a pure tung oil. Finished with a wipe-on poly for extra protection.
So far I have worked almost exclusively in the “Stickley” style due to the wealth of good information out there—and I like the joinery.
My current project is a Darrell Peart-designed ‘Aurora’ side table. It’s been a lot of fun.

-- Kinky Friedman on gay marriage: "They should have the right to be just as miserable as the rest of us."

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#1 posted 1769 days ago

wonderful work T bone

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#2 posted 1769 days ago

Looks great! Very nice work.


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#3 posted 1768 days ago

Dude! Unbelievably nice. Please post your other projects.

I’ll be building the three-drawer Stickley #818 to go along with the dining room set still in progress. I’ve also started on the Aurora table.

Love your stuff, especially since you’re fuming too. Where did you get the plans for the buffet?

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#4 posted 1768 days ago

What a wonderful piece. I’m becoming more of a fan of this style every day & it’s work like this that helps me along that path. -SST

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#5 posted 1768 days ago

Nice work. This style is one of my favorites as well.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#6 posted 1768 days ago

Nice looking buffet!

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#7 posted 1768 days ago

Well done!

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#8 posted 1768 days ago

Very nice work! I love Mission style furniture.

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#9 posted 1768 days ago

Very well done. Do you have a Stickley number for this piece or is it your own design. What are the dimensions. Could you post some photos of the dining room set?

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#10 posted 1768 days ago

Thanks, CaptainSkully.
I got the ‘plans’ by going furniture shopping with a tape measure and a notepad. The Stickley catalog has overall dimensions, however, I believe in putting my own modifications to it. Although in this case, the modifications are minor. Their catalog number is #711.

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#11 posted 1768 days ago

Well executed.
An instant classic.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#12 posted 1768 days ago

very nice work!

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#13 posted 1768 days ago

Just superb!!

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#14 posted 1768 days ago

Very,very nice,lovely proportions executed flawlessly…
I particularly like your choice of hardware,nice & robust.

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#15 posted 1768 days ago

As a fan of arts and crafts furniture I have to say this is really very nice. Excellent job, very nice attention to detail from what I can see. How did you make the legs? Are they quartersawn on all four sides?? :) Just curious as to what technique you used to make the legs like Stickley.

-- Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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