Parsons Table

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Project by Nick Solimine posted 05-08-2010 08:56 PM 2593 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a piece of veneered Zebra wood and with my wife asking to make a table for the hallway, I thought this would make a nice top. I used maple as the trim and legs ( whiuch i flared at the bottom for a chinese look) and used a deep browm gel stain.

-- Nick , North Carolina " If we trust in GOD he will never put us in a place where his graces will not protect us "

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#1 posted 05-08-2010 09:07 PM


I like that Zebrawood veneer!

What sort of joinery did you use here? Pocketholes, biscuits, M & T, dowels, etc.?

Did you put anything over the stain as a protective topcoat, or just use stain?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#2 posted 05-09-2010 02:24 AM

I usewd pocket holes and they worked great. Stilldeciding on the final finish. Open to ideas.

-- Nick , North Carolina " If we trust in GOD he will never put us in a place where his graces will not protect us "

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#3 posted 05-09-2010 02:34 AM

Great grain.

Beautiful piece !

-- -- Neil

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#4 posted 05-09-2010 11:37 AM

I really like the Zebra wood to. I haven’t ever seen something built using it that size before.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#5 posted 05-09-2010 04:06 PM

Beautiful, good job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 05-09-2010 04:10 PM

Great design,super build, just all around wonderful.

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#7 posted 05-13-2010 12:55 AM

Very nice! When I read the description I thought the zebra wood might be a little overbearing, but you’ve done a beautiful job with it. Excellent piece—great work!

-- "The only thing that counts is faith, expressing itself in love." --Galatians 5:6

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