Dining Table (finished)

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Project by Daniel posted 09-09-2016 04:53 PM 1599 views 7 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally finished our dining table. It took me quite a while but it turned out great.

The design idea my wife found on Ana White’s page. After looking at it and the build plans, I liked the look but not how it was put together. I used biscuits to join the table top (instead of pocket screws). I added breadboards which weren’t used on the plans from her site. Also I built the legs out of 4×6 beams instead of 2×4’s put together. The center upright on the legs are put together with mortise and tenon joints.

I stained the top a dark walnut and the legs are painted a grey color that was made with two different shades of grey. I wasn’t sure about the grey but I think it looks really nice with the dark top.

Enjoy. thanks for all the comments on my previous post of just the top.

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#1 posted 09-09-2016 05:53 PM

Wow! That’s a great looking table and very well crafted. Looks like you could park a truck on it. LOL

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#2 posted 09-09-2016 11:36 PM

Great job and I hope she doesn’t want to move it a lot.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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#3 posted 09-10-2016 02:10 AM

Great piece of furniture, solid

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#4 posted 09-10-2016 04:26 AM

Well done. Good choice on your modifications.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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