Q/S Red Oak End Table

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Project by Brian024 posted 12-07-2009 02:43 AM 1369 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my latest project, an end table. The top and side stretchers are made from Q/S Red Oak which was beautiful after planning. I picked it up from Hardwood’s Inc in Fredrick, MD which was my first time going to an actual hardwood dealer, it was a great place and will be subject of a later blog. The legs I got from of all things, a pallet from work that they send us laminate counter tops on. The orginal stock was 3 1/2” by 3 1/2” but I milled it down and got 2, 1 1/2” square legs. I first thought it was white oak but after cutting it, I don’t believe it is, it has a similar to smell to cedar. Since I don’t have a bisquit joiner, I joined the top together with tounge and grove cut on the table saw and router table. The finish is high gloss poly.

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#1 posted 12-07-2009 02:53 AM

Nice Table Brain

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-07-2009 02:59 AM

Nice table Brian.

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#3 posted 12-07-2009 03:36 AM

Great Lookin Table

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#4 posted 12-09-2009 12:31 AM

Thanks guys.

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#5 posted 04-18-2012 06:09 PM

Nice wood, and I love that you are finding a use for pallets.

-- Paul, Clinton, NC

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