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pippy oak end table

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Project by jmp posted 04-30-2011 06:35 PM 1059 views 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, I have just completed a small end table as a present for my sister, Kim. She loves wooden furniture and was delighted with it when I gave it to her yesterday. The table top and shelf are cut from a single piece of waney edged pippy oak that was in a woodyard sale. I was very pleased with the effect of the grain and the “pips”. I must thank fellow LJ (and yorkshireman) yorkshirestewart for advice in how to fill these which was carried out using a mixture of fine sawdust and epoxy. I found that a very stiff mix gave a darker appearance and a more natural effect. Very small pips were filled in with a dark wax filler stick. I finished with ARM-R Seal urethane wiping varnish, giving the top at least 10 coats for a very durable finish.





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#1 posted 05-01-2011 08:30 PM

Looks very nice

How is it constructed?

Jamie

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