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Project by Cato posted 04-11-2011 01:01 PM 1947 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Still taking some baby steps in making furniture.

This table is for our screen porch and is made out of scraps of white oak and walnut.

Finished with amber shellac and then several coats of medium gloss spar urethane for moisture protection.





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 04-11-2011 01:09 PM

This is a good looking table. It has nice proportions and the walnut/oak combination works well.

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

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#2 posted 04-11-2011 02:07 PM

Nice looking table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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MShort

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#3 posted 04-11-2011 03:35 PM

That is one great looking table. I really like the contrast of the woods. Well Balanced !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Monty Queen

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#4 posted 04-11-2011 06:11 PM

Nice job on your table looks really nice. Great Job.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#5 posted 04-11-2011 07:34 PM

Oh, very nice! i like the contrasting woods, too. Very good job.

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Cato

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#6 posted 04-11-2011 11:57 PM

Thank you for looking and your comments are encouraging.

Good proper joinery is a slow process for me, but I am starting to see some better fits and still avoiding dovetails at this point, but the mortise and tenons are going better and I used a taper jig for the first time on this project so there may be hope for me yet.

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#7 posted 04-13-2011 10:00 PM

Just begining, eh? Really nice table. Stay humble, bro.

-- GX

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