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Project by woody57 posted 02-11-2011 12:48 AM 1632 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A small table that my wife wanted to put a plant on.

-- Emmett, from Georgia





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#1 posted 02-11-2011 01:04 AM

Pretty “dog-gone” nice!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 02-11-2011 01:42 AM

Very well done! Looks great.

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

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#3 posted 02-11-2011 02:55 AM

Nice job! And well thought too – straight grain for the legs and figured grain for the aprons, stretchers and shelves. How did you joint the aprons and stretchers to the legs?

Great design. Congrats.

Best,

Serge

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-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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#4 posted 02-11-2011 02:56 AM

Nice looking oak table.

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#5 posted 02-11-2011 03:33 AM

Very nice project, great job.

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#6 posted 02-11-2011 04:08 AM

Serge
The aprons are joined to the legs with dowels and glue.

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#7 posted 02-11-2011 06:35 PM

Thanks Emmett. I’m glad I asked because you’re reminding me to use dowels more often when mortises and tenons would be overkill. For simplicity I always turn to pocket hole joinery but I feel using dowels seems closer to ’woodworking’.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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