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Project by Tetedebois posted 04-02-2016 12:25 PM 1024 views 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone, this is a box joint table with a steel frame. Made of ash and finished with tung oil. The box joint add a rustic touch. I’m happy with how the joints turned out. I made these using my homemade jig and a Freud super dado. I will get myself a better dado for hardwood to minimize tearout. I used a sacrificial back and I feed it sloooooowly and it tears a lot.

It was a pretty straightforward project compare to the previous one wich was the 3 way miter corners kitchen island and I really appreciate to finish it within a couple of days.

Thank you reading and commenting.
Alexandre

-- Alex, Bas Saint-Laurent





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#1 posted 04-02-2016 03:20 PM

Beautiful work

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#2 posted 04-02-2016 04:02 PM

Nice work, How unique!!!

Jim

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

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#3 posted 04-02-2016 05:36 PM

I like the look of that table… very nice!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 04-03-2016 01:00 PM

Thank you for the good words.

-- Alex, Bas Saint-Laurent

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#5 posted 04-28-2016 12:55 PM

Hi Alex – this is great! Do you mind sharing where you got the base? Did you make that as well?
Thanks!

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