|Project by Dan'um Style||posted 08-21-2007 05:58 PM||11292 views||2 times favorited||11 comments|
This is my entry in the woodworking contest.
Set of 3 tables made for my oldest daughter Nichole and her twin daughters Brianna and Alyssa.
Wenge and Curly Yellowheart.
Sanded the the top to 320 and applied 3 coats General Finishes Armor Seal
Legs and sides sanded to 120 and 2 coats of Armor seal.
Table design based on splay-legged table in recent Finewoodworking Magazine except splay angle is 95 degrees and the three table heights are 17 for the coffee table and 21 and 24 for the 2 end tables.
Edges of 1.125 inch thick table top formed with table-saw-cove jig, scrapped and sanded etc.
Tops made from a single curly yellowheart board, is 12 inches wide.
Coffee table is 36 inches long and the end tables are 18.
Mortice and tennon construction pegged with 1/8 brass rod
Added hidden compartments to the underside of tables.
Anigre, southern birch, honduran mahogany and Tennesse black walnut.
Sanded to 120
Seedlac shellac finish.
$4 Locking clasps from Rockler
Fun project to make.
box construction details …
Resawed 8/4 material to 1/2. Ran thru my Ryobi drum sander. Table saw grooves and rails. Glued and nailed. 1/4 birch plywood bottoms and screwed in underside of table top.
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