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Project by JayCee123 posted 04-07-2017 03:52 PM 646 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These tables were requested by my better half, for the sitting room. Made the tables from solid cherry lumber. The coffee table measures approximately 40” long x 24” wide x 18” high, the end table is smaller but follows same style and construction. The table tops and lower shelves are made up from edge glued planks. Legs are cut from 6/4 stock. The tables were dyed, then stained, and finished with several coats of a oil/urethane mix. The final finish coat was a satin finish. I enjoyed making the project and she’s happy using the tables :)





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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 04-07-2017 03:58 PM

You definitely have a little Stickley action going on there … good job. Be proud!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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bubbaw

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#2 posted 04-07-2017 04:48 PM

Great job. Beautiful finish. Cherry is fun to work.

-- Isaiah 40:31

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JimYoung

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#3 posted 04-07-2017 04:52 PM

Very nice. A little A&C and a little Asian influence.

-- -Jim, "Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law." -- Solon

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OzarkCarver

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#4 posted 04-07-2017 05:03 PM

Great looking tables. Outstanding finish.

-- Jim, Missouri

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recycle1943

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#5 posted 04-07-2017 05:35 PM

really like them, ESPECIALLY the leg sets, little bit of geometry going on there

fantastic finish, can’t see your joints on the top – is the dye and stain responsible

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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ralbuck

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#6 posted 04-07-2017 05:42 PM

OOPS!!

The tables are so nice you are going to get a huge “HONEY-DUE” list.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 04-07-2017 05:58 PM

These are such outstanding tables and the wood, details and craftsmanship are wonderful.

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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splintergroup

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#8 posted 04-07-2017 09:34 PM

Sweet designs!
Those have a nice combo of styles, excellent wood choice and construction.

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PoohBaah

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#9 posted 04-08-2017 12:48 PM

These have a great look to them. What are the dimensions for the end tables?

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david38

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#10 posted 04-08-2017 02:30 PM

they are all beautiful

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JayCee123

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#11 posted 04-08-2017 05:43 PM

PooBash – The end table is 21” square by 18” high. The coffee table is 40” long x 24” wide x 18” high. And thank you for your comment.
Thanks all for commenting :)

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dshute

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#12 posted 04-08-2017 10:04 PM

Those are great looking tables, nice design and finish.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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