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Purpleheart & Maple table

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Project by TomR posted 09-18-2007 06:37 PM 1179 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Side Table of Purpleheart with a Maple base. No finish is applied in these pictures, but General Seal-A-Cell will be the initial finish followed by General Top Coat Gloss, then a final layer of Satin General Top Coat.
Fun and fast project. First time using my Hollow Chisel Mortiser, and the Disc Sander is a life saver for making the mitered tenons. Downside is the shipping costs. Heavy!! New York to Calif.

-- Amateurs...built the ark : Professionals....built the Titanic !





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Bill

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#1 posted 09-18-2007 06:45 PM

A nice looking table Tom. I love Purpleheart, the deep rich color it becomes as it ages. Wonderful stuff.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Grant Davis

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#2 posted 09-18-2007 06:55 PM

Nice contrasting color choices Tom. I too like the P/H.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 09-18-2007 07:12 PM

Great looking table! Make the photos a bit larger next time, please.

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

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 09-18-2007 07:40 PM

Very nice project. Like Charlie said, larger photos would be better.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Karson

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#5 posted 09-19-2007 03:56 AM

Great table. You mean you’ve given it away already.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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mot

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#6 posted 09-20-2007 03:04 AM

Awesome table!

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

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