white oak sideboard

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Project by mjon posted 12-01-2010 10:09 PM 2249 views 9 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

howdy jocks, heres a sideboard made out of Quarter sawn white oak i have made a few of these over last few years, but this one is by farthe heavyiest one ive done. all the joints are done by hand the finnish is a dye then sealed with shelac cut very thin then staind with dark walnut stain two coats of waterlox sealer then three coats of linseed oil and beeswax then waxed with golden oak wax. it was made to fit in the alcove in one of the pics this thing has a top made out of six quarter oak

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#1 posted 12-01-2010 10:12 PM

Amazing! Your joinery looks great!

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#2 posted 12-01-2010 10:16 PM

A very nice bit of work there! I really like the finish on the piece.

-- Jim, Nebraska

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#3 posted 12-01-2010 10:31 PM

Nice looking Board !!

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

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#4 posted 12-01-2010 10:35 PM

Excellent grain on that QS white oak.

A very nice piece, no doubt. I like the overall design and proportions, and wow, that’s a lot of finish work you’ve put into it.

Time to go check out your other projects…

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#5 posted 12-01-2010 10:55 PM

Form and Function. I like the flat finish. My back hurts just looking at it.

-- Life is about choices. You can spend a lot of money on furniture and have really nice furniture; Or you can spend a lot on tools and have even more expensive, crappy furniture. I made my choice.

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#6 posted 12-01-2010 11:01 PM

Such a beautiful and well crafted piece. Wow.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#7 posted 12-01-2010 11:02 PM


-- -- Neil

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#8 posted 12-01-2010 11:10 PM

This is an AMAZING piece. I couldn’t make something this nice if i wanted to.

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#9 posted 12-01-2010 11:13 PM

Excellent piece!
another project on my to do list

-- Doug...

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#10 posted 12-01-2010 11:43 PM

Very nicely done. You did a beautiful job on this piece. Thanks for posting.

God bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 12-02-2010 12:42 AM

Great looking design and attention to details!
It really looks at home in it’s alcove.
Thanks for sharing it with us.


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#12 posted 12-02-2010 03:46 AM

Beautiful! Looks like it could be straight from the Stickley catalog. I love it!

-- Travis, South Dakota

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#13 posted 12-02-2010 04:04 AM

Beautiful sideboard.

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#14 posted 12-02-2010 04:18 AM

You rock! I gotta get to your shop again. Thanks for sharing.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#15 posted 12-02-2010 04:21 AM

Top quality workmanship! Thanks for posting.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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