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Project by TheLastDeadMouse posted 09-21-2016 03:34 AM 1249 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted this design some times ago looking for feedback, now the project is finally finished.

The construction is all mortise and tenon, with figure 8 fasteners to hold the top on. The bottom shelf is only glued in the center like you would with breadboard ends. This is my first furniture project and I was happy with how it came out, with only a few changes to make the next time around (prefinishing mostly).





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#1 posted 09-21-2016 03:49 AM

That’s really nice looking. You did a fine job.

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htl

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#2 posted 09-21-2016 04:56 AM

Nicely done, love the look

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#3 posted 09-21-2016 10:13 AM

Nice project. Real classic woodworking joinery.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 09-21-2016 11:44 AM

Very nice project. I really like the style and the cherry. Looks great all finished up!!!

-- Carey Durbin, Marietta GA, http://cdnaturalcreations.weebly.com https://www.facebook.com/CDNaturalCreations/

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#5 posted 09-21-2016 01:22 PM

It’s an attractive table. Looks like you did a good job.

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#6 posted 09-21-2016 03:36 PM

nice project what kind of finish did you use?

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#7 posted 09-21-2016 03:49 PM

Looks like all-around solid construction and build techniques. I hope you planned on keeping it for a few lifetimes 8^)

Well done!

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#8 posted 09-21-2016 04:07 PM

That is a fine looking table. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#9 posted 09-21-2016 04:44 PM

Thanks everyone. The table was for my sister as her Christma-Birthday present. I made a crate for it and shipped it cross country via Greyhound. I told her she’s either stuck with it for life or she has to give it back to me, no craigslist allowed


nice project what kind of finish did you use?
- Alan72

The finish is several coats of Arm-R-Seal semi gloss.

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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#10 posted 09-21-2016 04:50 PM

That is a great looking table!

-- 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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#11 posted 09-21-2016 06:28 PM

sweet table build

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#12 posted 09-22-2016 12:35 AM

Great looking A&C table—I’m sure your sister will really appreciate and enjoy it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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