Finishing Table

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Project by Gregg M. posted 03-04-2017 12:38 AM 1244 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I completed this finishing table for my shop that has plenty of storage and sits high enough to allow me to do finish work without bending over. So happy to have this one complete. The table is made from an old heavy desktop, 1/2 and 3/4 maple ply and plywood for the base. The table is on lockable wheels and utilizes full ext slides. The drawer handles are made from ipe, something I had in my scrap bin. I sprayed on a General Finishes arcrylic that I had left over from another job. The center cabinet has an adjustable shelf. Only regert, I made the bottom drawers about 1/4” too short to to house 1 gal containers of Watco Danish Oil, Mineral Spirts, etc.

-- Marvel Woodworking, West Chester, PA -

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#1 posted 03-04-2017 12:53 AM

Great idea, I wish I had the room for one too!

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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#2 posted 03-04-2017 02:31 AM

I like that a lot. Good work. Wish i had that sucker!

-- Dust Collection @my house: roll all your power tools outside, cut, roll everything back inside, hope for rain.

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#3 posted 03-04-2017 02:49 AM

nice job great to have a dedicated finishing bench.

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

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#4 posted 03-04-2017 01:25 PM

This is a beautiful work table for the shop. It can be used for many purposes and provides some real efficient storage. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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 03-05-2017 12:54 AM

That looks like a great place to do your finishing—it’s got all your equipment and supplies right at hand!

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

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#6 posted 03-06-2017 03:23 AM

Real nice finishing table, Gregg. Well thought out to have everything handy!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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