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Mission Style End Table

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Project by handplane posted 11-03-2007 07:58 PM 1868 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an end table I built as a Christmas present from quartersawn white oak. It is finished with tung oil wiping varnish.

This table was one of the first projects I built so I had a very limited selection of tools. This was done using basically just a table saw and a router table. I had just bought a raised panel router bit set and used it to make the sides of this table. I made a long sliding dovetail slot in each of the 4 corner legs of the table and made the mating dovetail along the length of each raised panel side. After apply glue I slid all the panels into the legs and clamped it up to dry. After it dried I routed a 3/4” rabbet into the bottom and glued in the white oak plywood floor of the cabinet. The top is attached with figure 8 table top fasteners. I used European style cup hinges for the door and slides for the drawer.

-- - Scott "handplane"





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TomFran

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#1 posted 11-04-2007 12:03 AM

Wow! Very nice work. I like this a lot.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#2 posted 07-12-2008 08:15 PM

came up on the front page. Very cool work!!

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#3 posted 02-10-2009 04:39 PM

Excellent job!

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