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Project by Quikenuff posted 09-12-2017 04:04 AM 515 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My boys, 2 and 4 yrs, needed a new table. The table was inspired by an Edward Barnsley piece I saw.

I had a few oak boards on hand, and wanted to use them up. I thought it was all red oak, but it turns out one of the boards was white oak, which I had already designated for the top.

Not wanting to mix and match White and red oak, I thought about dying, staining, even painting the base. Then I ran across an article in latest FWW magazine and was intrigued with the bleaching process.

The top is finished with a penetrating epoxy and Epifanes matte varnish. The base was bleached using Zinssers 2 part bleaching solution and top coated with water based Poly acrylic.

Overall dimensions are 24”W X 28”L X 20” H

Thanks for looking!
Quik





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-12-2017 11:44 AM

Nice well built table! The boys will love it!!

Jim

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swirt

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#2 posted 09-12-2017 01:19 PM

I like the look of the bleached wood. Nice work.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 09-12-2017 04:38 PM

This is a very nice table. Well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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