Side Table

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Project by SubtleEpsilon posted 09-18-2016 04:58 PM 1214 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I had some left over black walnut from my platform build project and thought I’d do something with it while I was also working on my workbench build. Looking at the slab The Light came on and I decided on making a quick side table but I didn’t want to make it completely out of walnut so I went and picked up a bit of Honduran mahogany to make the rails. Legs are tapered down to 1/2 their thickness on the insides and there is a slight arch on the long rails to also lighten it further. Finish is one coat of Seal-A-Cell and four coats of Arm-R-Seal followed up by a waxing with 0000 steel wool.

-- It's a fine line between clever and stupid

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#1 posted 09-18-2016 08:39 PM

I really like the separation of the top from the base, great selection of wood, over all great work.

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Alexandre Lussier

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#2 posted 09-18-2016 10:29 PM

That’s a really nice table!

-- Alex, Bas Saint-Laurent

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#4 posted 09-19-2016 01:16 AM

Simple and beautiful

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 09-19-2016 09:13 AM

I like that floating design. I hope not to much dust gets inside.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#6 posted 09-19-2016 09:19 PM

Gorgeous table! Love the look of it!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#7 posted 09-21-2016 12:48 PM

This is the first time I’ve ever seen a floating top that I liked. Very elegant design, well done!

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#8 posted 09-24-2016 01:53 AM

elegant design with complex color really sets this off

-- Greg Simon

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