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Cherry end table

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Project by Shrub posted 08-17-2010 02:40 PM 1699 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a small end table to go beside my chair in the den. The one I had looked similar but lacked drawers to store junk. This is what I came up with. The table is made from solid cherry and the dovetailed drawers are contrasted with maple and walnut. No nails or screws were used. The drawers have bookmatched sides. I finished it with Bartley’s rub on varnish. Something besides a birdhouse!

-- Shrub G. , Dalton Georgia





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Kate

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#1 posted 08-17-2010 02:56 PM

Looks good. Nice dovetails.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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workerinwood

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#2 posted 08-17-2010 03:40 PM

Great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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spclPatrolGroup

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#3 posted 08-17-2010 04:46 PM

I love the drawr slides, using spalted wood on the drawers then being able to see them hang freely, nice touch.

-- Dave, from ND "The mind is an infinitely long workbench, and its cluttered with half-finished thoughts and ideas, sometimes we need to clear off the workbench and start again from step one."

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#4 posted 08-17-2010 04:57 PM

A good sturdy design well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 08-17-2010 05:39 PM

Great job on the table top, and the wood choices are wonderful together!

-- -- Skee from MN

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#6 posted 08-17-2010 06:55 PM

Nice bold, soild design, love the contrasting woods.

-- Doug...

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#7 posted 08-17-2010 06:56 PM

Great looking tables the joints and slides are great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 08-19-2010 03:20 AM

Really cool design and wood selection

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