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Project by chrisstef posted 02-26-2017 10:18 PM 1007 views 6 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First things first, a shout out to todd clippanger’s blog which provided me with the dimensions for this table. http://lumberjocks.com/toddc/blog/2503#comment-3744946

The top is figured cherry and the legs are sapele. Joinery is hand cut mortise and tenon. Final finish was dye, thinned blo, shellac and arm r seal.

-- Something, something, something.





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#1 posted 02-26-2017 10:23 PM

Man Stef, that thing looks great. Perfect fit for that spot, too

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#2 posted 02-26-2017 10:36 PM

I love the simplicity of the design,and the wood selection is beautiful.very nice work stef.

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

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#3 posted 02-26-2017 11:42 PM

Wow, stef. Beautiful table. I’d forgotten you actually knew how to use that shop and workbench. :-)

-- In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson

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#4 posted 02-26-2017 11:44 PM

Yabba Dabba Doo!..... er….. ahem…. Very nicely done Chris.

That grain really popped and I do like the table proportions.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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#5 posted 02-26-2017 11:52 PM

Beautiful table—simple, tasteful, and elegant!

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

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#6 posted 02-26-2017 11:54 PM

Oh yeah, that is really nice.

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#7 posted 02-27-2017 12:10 AM

That’s beautiful man.

Like most things about you, I have a hall table fetish.

Did you post on how you tapered the legs.

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#8 posted 02-27-2017 12:21 AM

That is one fine table, perfect for area

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#9 posted 02-27-2017 12:22 AM

Lol lys. Youre a beauty. No post on the taper but the inside 2 faces go from 1 5/8” down to 3/4”. Cut on the bandsaw and cleaned up with planes.

Much thanks for all the comments gang.

-- Something, something, something.

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#10 posted 02-27-2017 12:24 AM

Great looking finish! Nice work stef.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#11 posted 02-27-2017 01:41 AM

BRAVO !!!
I’m a big fan of cherry, but now I’m a BIGGER fan of dyed cherry.
What dye did you use? Or is that a secret?

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#12 posted 02-27-2017 01:56 AM

No secrets here john. It was early american maple mixed light. That was sanded back quite a bit then it was a coat of thinned blo, spit coat of shellac and 4 coats of arm r seal.

-- Something, something, something.

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#13 posted 02-27-2017 02:08 AM

Good job Stef

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#14 posted 02-27-2017 02:47 AM

Wow.
friggin’ elegant, dude.

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#15 posted 02-27-2017 03:31 AM

Very classy there sir. Looks great !

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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