Corner table

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Project by RobertHorton posted 11-04-2009 05:20 PM 1478 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Leftover bits of oak (flooring, millwork) salvaged from the undercroft of an old church. The drawer front was originally cut from the same piece as the apron; but then I goofed and that piece ended up in the kindling pile. Since the poor thing was already a mishmosh, I figured a mismatched drawer front couldn’t do much harm here.

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#1 posted 11-04-2009 05:27 PM

This is gorgeous!

I really like the design and overall proportions!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 11-04-2009 08:48 PM

Looks great in the corner; very practical.

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#3 posted 11-04-2009 08:58 PM

Did you measure correctly to have it fit under the window molding or did you have to re-cut the legs like I would have had to.
Nice job.

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

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#4 posted 11-04-2009 09:34 PM

I don’t think the drawer front looks bad. In this case with a single drawer it makes it stand out. I like it and the rest of the table also.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#5 posted 11-04-2009 09:49 PM

Super table looks good

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#6 posted 11-04-2009 11:22 PM

perfect fit in the corner. Very nice job.

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#7 posted 11-05-2009 03:27 AM

This is one great corner table!! Great design!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#8 posted 11-05-2009 03:40 AM

Nice Table Robert, nice use of the old flooring

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#9 posted 04-26-2010 11:57 AM

Very nice table ! I like the flow of the grain in that drawer front even though it isn’t the “original”piece….It doesn’t take away from your project : )

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

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#10 posted 04-07-2011 05:24 PM

What a handsome table and the perfect spot for such a piece…nice work!

-- Skip from Batavia, purveyor of fine and exotic sawdust & chips.

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