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Demilune #3

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Project by Builder_Bob posted 1483 days ago 1162 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my third demilune table. Time to do something else. This one does not open up to a full circle table like the first two, but it does have a drawer.

I discovered a crack in the top before finishing, so I put a couple of pocket screws across the crack. We’ll see how that works out. This table has my first set of hand cut dovetails, at least the first set that went beyond the wastebasket!

I aimed for a much darker finish on this table. I wanted a typical furniture store mahogany finish which is practically opaque. Two types of wood dye and several coats of tinted polyurethane seemed to do the trick.

-- "The unexpected, when it happens, generally happens when you least expect it."





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schloemoe

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#1 posted 1483 days ago

Beautiful table great job I’ve always liked that design….................................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1483 days ago

Beautiful work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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tinnman65

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#3 posted 1483 days ago

Nice Work Bob, I wounder how many people would have pointed out a mishap and the fix, no one would have known, just another day in the life in a woodshop, great recovery!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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