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Project by ShopDogs posted 1179 days ago 1030 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun project for a new client. It is 30” tall, 36” wide and 18” deep.
Some of the fun parts on this build were the turned legs and the Copper bottom Belly-Drawer.
I think the client is going to put this by her Lazyboy recliner.
The finish is 3 coats of oil based Armour Seal. The final sand was with #2400 grit cloth. It is as smooth as can be.
Good lathe guys would have fallen in the floor laughing at how long it took me to turn each leg. BUT, I am pretty fast at the rest of it! That is my justification for the day.
Thanks for looking,
Michael

-- ShopDogs, Tulsa, OK The tools aren't the problem-It's the organic interface!





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DaddyT

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#1 posted 1179 days ago

So whats the copper bottom for?

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....

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ShopDogs

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#2 posted 1179 days ago

Here is what I (my wife) thinks—-
This is a baking table. The copper bottomed drawer held the flour.
I’m going to go with this, until better comes along.

-- ShopDogs, Tulsa, OK The tools aren't the problem-It's the organic interface!

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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 1179 days ago

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1179 days ago

Nice looking table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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spunwood

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#5 posted 1179 days ago

The pot belly drawer makes me laugh. Nice work man.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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GaryL

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#6 posted 1179 days ago

The belly/flour drawer is a definite attention getter. Are the spaces next to the drawers dead space?
A very unique piece. Nice work once again.
My lathe skills are on the sub-par level, I know the time it takes to white knuckle a piece.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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BillyJ

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#7 posted 1178 days ago

Another great project. That is a great bottom drawer. Nice work.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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majuvla

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#8 posted 1178 days ago

Finally new project from you.Interesting layout of drawers.Very unique bottom drawer.Nice turning.I bet your woodturning is faster than mine.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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ShopDogs

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#9 posted 1178 days ago

Thanks, Ivan. I really have been working—I just have not created anything very interesting lately.
I have a couple of projects in the shop now that have possibilities of a LJ posting. We’ll see.
Thanks for your kind words,
Michael

-- ShopDogs, Tulsa, OK The tools aren't the problem-It's the organic interface!

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grosa

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#10 posted 1175 days ago

I really like it. I just think the curved draw at the bottom should also have Oak veneer to match the rest of the cabinet. Or the copper should also be polished. Just my 2 cents.

-- Have a great day.

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ShopDogs

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#11 posted 1175 days ago

thanks, Grossa

This table was made to match an antique baker’s table they already own. The copper bottom drawer was used to hold flour. Now they have a matched pair.

Michael

-- ShopDogs, Tulsa, OK The tools aren't the problem-It's the organic interface!

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grosa

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#12 posted 1173 days ago

OK, that explains it.

-- Have a great day.

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