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Project by Bob A in NJ posted 1368 days ago 1383 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Alway looking for a Christmas gift project. The current issue of American Woodworker delivered a great idea. (AW#150 Oct/Nov)

This little jem is about 19” tall, 9” deep and 14” wide. All mortise and tenon construction with pegs so it can be broken down easily.

This took about 5 hours including making the templates and fixture in photo 4. The template holds the side so it’s easy to use a router with a 3/4” spiral upcut bit for the mortise.

I plan to build about 12 of these for Christmas presents.

My wife and I both love this project.

This is made from walnut, finished with a walnut gel stain and spray on poly.

Bob Oct 11, 2010

-- Bob A in NJ





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DaddyZ

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#1 posted 1368 days ago

Nice Table, Gotta love the walnut !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 1368 days ago

Very nice table and gifts! Well done…..

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

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Karson

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#3 posted 1368 days ago

Bob A gfrreat looking table

Nice job on the build.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1368 days ago

I like it great details but not over done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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TheDane

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#5 posted 1368 days ago

There’s a pair of these sitting on my finishing table awaiting stain/poly right now!

Nicely done.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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matt garcia

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#6 posted 1368 days ago

That’s a neat table!! Nice grain on the top!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Hacksaw007

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#7 posted 1368 days ago

Lovely, and it looks like you are ready to go into mass production?! What about other woods? This would look good in cherry and oak. Thanks for posting.

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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Bob A in NJ

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#8 posted 1368 days ago

Mike,

Yes, I agree, planned to make these from oak, cherry, walnut and I even have some enough mahogany for 2-3 of these.

Bob

-- Bob A in NJ

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 1368 days ago

Hi Bob;

Another great job.

Nice project.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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