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Project by Chris Davis posted 2508 days ago 2679 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Completed on 09-10-2007, this is an end table designed to be multi-functional. It can be used to hold books, stereo, television, VCR or anything else. One of the pair built is pictured here.

The customer will use it to hold stereo components. It will be placed on either side of their television.

Features:
Oak Wood
Adjustable shelves
Decorative Base molding
Top with 3” banded edges
¼” back with 1 ½” hole at the top and bottom

This was made for the customer that I built the Black Lacquer Bookcases for. These are made similar to the bookcases but not designed to match.

The color is a dye and wiping stain combination. The dye I used 4 parts Brown/Red Mahogany NGR dye, 1 part brown NGR dye, 2 parts thinner. This made a darker dye than I usually mix up. Normally I use about 3 times as much thinner in the mixture. I then applied a Minwax Jocobean stain. The final two coats were a pre-catalyzed lacquer.

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TomFran

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#1 posted 2508 days ago

Great looking piece, Chris! I love the color. Looks like it will be a beautiful and functional piece of furniture.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 2508 days ago

I really like the design and execution of this piece. Great job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Thos. Angle

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#3 posted 2508 days ago

Really nice, Chris.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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MsDebbieP

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#4 posted 2508 days ago

that’s NICE !!! Love the design of the edges

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Napaman

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#5 posted 2508 days ago

wow…beautiful!!! You are a craftsman…I love the color of the wood/stain…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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mot

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#6 posted 2508 days ago

Great looking tables, Chris!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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