The Entry Table

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Project by mccauleysdesign posted 07-16-2016 01:33 PM 443 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a pretty simple personal project I recently completed for my home from maple, plywood and southern yellow pine.

I knew the casework would be painted so I wanted to highlight the maple as much as possible. I selected a board with some figure in it and allowed the grain to run across the drawer fronts. I also book matched the top.

I used poplar for the drawer sides and used half blind dovetails and through dovetails for the drawer construction.

You can see the build on my YouTube channel here.

Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 07-16-2016 08:16 PM

looks good – i like the contrast

-- Greg Simon

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#2 posted 07-16-2016 08:49 PM

This is a nice looking table.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 07-17-2016 01:32 PM

Simple but very elegant design, with beautiful dovetails.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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