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Cherry and Walnut Coffee Table

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Project by TechTeacher04 posted 09-26-2017 03:23 PM 829 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a custom commission, modeled from a Finewoodworking Mahogany table shown in picture 5. The customer wanted both Cherry and Walnut to be used and to incorporate 2 drawers into the design. I glued the top with dominoes to aid in alignment, I also used dominoes with elongated holes for the breadboard ends due to time and budgetary constraints. I joined each leg to apron with 4 dominoes, this proved to make an extremely strong joint very quickly. I cut the half blind dovetail drawers with a Leigh Super 18 Dovetail Jig.

Finish was Minwax Wipe-on Satin Poly on base and drawers. Brush on satin for the top followed by 2 coats of paste wax.





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#1 posted 09-26-2017 03:23 PM

Beautiful. Love the line of the legs.

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#2 posted 09-26-2017 03:32 PM

very nice love that deisgn especially the leg shape.two of my favorite woods.beautiful work.

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#3 posted 09-27-2017 01:30 AM

Wow, really like it… nice design to work the drawers into the final project. Overall great scale and balance in the size and shape.

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#4 posted 09-27-2017 01:54 PM

This table is a real beauty. Nice work.

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