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Project by Les Hastings posted 04-04-2010 05:51 PM 4394 views 7 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The size of the table is 28” wide x 68” long x 36” tall. The base is made out of Alder with two hard maple dovetailed drawers on blumotiom soft close undermount slides. The top is made out of Hickory and is hand planed and distressed, there are hand turned Hickory pulls on the drawers. The legs are also hand turned, they are 5” in dia. at there widest point and 2 3/4” square at ther smallest point. The base has been distressed as well.

The finish is dye stains with rubbed through crackle paint and glaze. Followed by a hand applied wax.


This was fun project to build, hope you enjoy it!
Thanks for looking!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)





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JJohnston

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#1 posted 04-04-2010 05:56 PM

Louis XIV’s laundry room, right? ;o)

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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#2 posted 04-04-2010 05:58 PM

Great look!

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#3 posted 04-04-2010 06:04 PM

Top shelf!!! Great work on the whole thing but the finish is awesome.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 04-04-2010 06:17 PM

Very nice work as usual

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#5 posted 04-04-2010 06:34 PM

Unique design very well done Les

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#6 posted 04-04-2010 06:44 PM

A very nice looking table, but.. how does it ‘fold?’

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#7 posted 04-04-2010 06:53 PM

All I can say is “What else would you expect a Les Hastings laundry table to look like?” :-)

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

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Hallmark

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#8 posted 04-04-2010 07:46 PM

I like it, the irony is that when the piece changes hands that the next owner will work hard at trying to get the ring removed.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#9 posted 04-04-2010 09:28 PM

Reminds me of an island I just did (soon to be posted). I love the legs. Not a real “distrested” wood guy but its a neat design.

-- Rogue

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#10 posted 04-04-2010 09:32 PM

Lovely piece. Very well done.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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DragonLady

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#11 posted 04-04-2010 09:36 PM

That’s for your laundry room?!? Wow, I’d love to see what the furniture in the “non-utility” part of the house looks like…

-- A woman's work is never done-but power tools help!

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#12 posted 04-05-2010 12:17 AM

Hey Les, is that a laundry table for a palace somewhere? LOL I really like the design perfect for the job and looks awesome. Nice design and turning on the legs unique and stylish. Love the color of the Hickory top too. I’m not a fan of distressing (anybodies distressing), just my preference, it always looks like it needs to be cleaned or refinished (and duh that’s the point) to me….which drives me crazy (a very short trip). Even with that I think it is another fantastic piece to be proud of. Like always, the best from the best. Great piece :>)

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#13 posted 04-05-2010 04:02 AM

mighty fancy laundry table!! Great work as usual.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#14 posted 04-05-2010 05:11 AM

Love the distressed top.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#15 posted 04-05-2010 06:14 AM

I like the design and the distressing. It has lots of character

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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