Oak Hallway Table

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Project by WoodSimplyMade posted 08-08-2010 07:47 PM 5838 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife has been asking me to build her this hallway table that I designed for several months now, and as all male woodworkers know, you have to keep the wife happy with this hobby. So after three days of work, here it is.

It built it from 3/4” Red Oak and stained it with Red Oak. Drawers were built quite simple since they won’t get very heavy use. They simply fit in the compartment and slide on the rails you can see in the fourth picture. The handles have an etched vine on them so to try and bring it all together the center panel between the drawers has a vine type design cut from 1/4” walnut on the scrollsaw.

My wife is extremely happy with the table as am I. Comments are welcome!

-- Mike, Florida,

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#1 posted 08-08-2010 08:27 PM

hey Mike, this looks really nice!! I really like the design. Thanks for sharing

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#2 posted 08-08-2010 08:43 PM

Nice design. A nice vase of flowers would look really nice on it.

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#3 posted 08-08-2010 08:55 PM

Great job! That should buy you quite a bit of uninterrupted shop time.

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

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#4 posted 08-08-2010 09:07 PM

Beautiful. Very nice and simple design. Great job!

-- Hold on! Let me get the board stretcher!

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#5 posted 08-09-2010 01:24 AM

Well played sir…

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#6 posted 08-09-2010 02:26 AM

Great job. Very nice.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#7 posted 08-10-2010 11:36 AM

Excellent job Mike! I’m working on a chess table out of red oak, hope it turns out as nice as yours.

-- Tom L. Williams ~ The difference between a man and a boy is the price of his toys.

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#8 posted 04-28-2012 09:26 PM

nice job

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#9 posted 01-10-2013 06:17 PM

Great job!

-- Joe, Maryland

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#10 posted 03-17-2013 10:30 AM

Nice table! what are the dimensions for the legs?

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#11 posted 03-19-2013 04:29 PM

@AndrewJonker they are 2×2 nominal and approx 38” tall.

-- Mike, Florida,

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