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Project by Manitario posted 02-19-2018 04:34 AM 1042 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Side table in cherry and wenge. Based it on a table by Michael Pekovich in FWW, but with different dimensions, wood, finish and I added a curve to the legs instead of his straight originals. Joinery is a mix of wedged tenons and drawbored mortise and tenons.

The woodworking part was easy, then I got the bright idea of finishing it with garnet shellac instead of my normal oil/varnish blend. Without going into details (which mostly involved cursing, sadness and regret), let’s just say that the moral of the story is don’t try a new finish without practising it first.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil





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splintergroup

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#1 posted 02-19-2018 02:43 PM

Lots of neat details, good deviation from the FWW table.

I like the effect of the dark spline and gap in the top, everything looks light and airy

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DreganTepis

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#2 posted 02-19-2018 03:13 PM

Very nice! It’s a great piece!

-- Red pencil, red marker, marking knife... doesn't mater, the wood will end up the same color.

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Jim Bertelson

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#3 posted 02-19-2018 03:37 PM

I like it, variation is the spice of life… along with cursing and… (-:

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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CampD

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#4 posted 02-19-2018 04:07 PM

Nice piece.
I too like the contrast of the spline in the top, nice touch.

-- Doug...

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recycle1943

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#5 posted 02-19-2018 09:55 PM

don’t care for the legs but EVERYTHING else is just dynamite. Especially like the top & stretchers

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Andre

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#6 posted 02-19-2018 10:05 PM

Neat, I see Krenov and some Asian influence, I sort dislike the finishing part!
Do like the OSMO’s finish, simple.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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ohwoodeye

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#7 posted 02-19-2018 10:48 PM

Looks very light and airy. Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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RustyHacksaw

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#8 posted 02-20-2018 12:17 PM

This is a very nice looking table. I like it. Well done. Congrats for persevering through the finish issues.

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mafe

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#9 posted 05-12-2018 06:10 PM

Beautiful work and table.
Really a fine piece.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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madts

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#10 posted 05-12-2018 07:14 PM

Sorry I missed this one. Wonderful.

—Madts.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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