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Red Oak end table

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Project by Michael posted 1395 days ago 1582 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is just a simple end table I made for my moms birthday. Its red oak with walnut inlays on the top. The legs came from a 100+ year old barn my uncle demo’ed.

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1395 days ago

Michael, this is a nice looking table that I am sure your mom adores. The inlays and knots add quite a bit of visual appeal to the table’s appearance.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 1394 days ago

Michael, thats a nice end table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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yooper

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#3 posted 1394 days ago

Nice. I like it. I am always looking for simple table ideas. I like the incorporation of reclaimed wood.

-- Jeff, CT - better late then never

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RLindberry

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#4 posted 1290 days ago

Beautiful! The inlays really add to the character of the piece. I think what really makes them stand out is that they stop at the routed edge, rather than running all the way through.

Was this your own design?

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Michael

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#5 posted 1287 days ago

Yeah Rlindberry I set t he ogee bit so that the walnut inlays wouldnt show in the edge profile. Yes I did design that on my own, one of those projects that you really dont have a plan for just jot some measurements down and go with it.

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang

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