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Project by DavidTTU posted 01-04-2017 08:30 PM 712 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a set of Shaker end tables I made for friends and family this Christmas.

I used the popular wood working plans that can be found here http://www.popularwoodworking.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/HiRes-SEPT2004-Seg2.pdf

I did not dovetail the drawer. I am just not there yet. The rest was pretty true to the plans.
I roughed out the taper on the bandsaw, and finished it with my rabbet plane.

The Walnut table is made of mortise and tenon joinery. The two painted tables are made of pine and pocket holes.
My family told me they wanted something they could paint.

Colors and drawer pulls were not my choice. I grabbed some tears on Christmas, which makes it all worth while.

-- -David -- Lubbock, TX





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ByronH

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#1 posted 01-04-2017 10:39 PM

Nice job! An elegant and understated set of tables.

-- To every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, elegant, and completely wrong.

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gsimon

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#2 posted 01-05-2017 12:53 AM

nice work!

-- Greg Simon

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#3 posted 01-05-2017 06:09 PM

good job, fine, elegant

-- Willy, Costa Rica/Brasil

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#4 posted 01-05-2017 06:19 PM

It’s a nice shaker table. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#5 posted 01-05-2017 11:53 PM

very nice looking tables in walnut ill pass on the painted ones though.great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#6 posted 01-06-2017 01:52 AM

Well done ! This is on my to-do list too, hope mine turn out as well as yours!
c

-- Carl, Iowa

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#7 posted 01-09-2017 08:17 PM

Nicely done. Very elegant design en well executed! I love it.

-- Bernard Delaey, Belgium - http://www.delaeywood.be

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