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Arts and Crafts Nesting Tables in QSWO

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Project by Vincent Nocito posted 1168 days ago 1877 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a set of nesting Arts and Crafts style tables in QSWO. The plan came from Wood Magazine (DP-0015). The large table is 20” w x 20” d x 29” h. The only changes that I made to the plan was to add an additional rail on the small table and I eliminated the cut outs on the wide slats that Wood likes to use (did not match the settles). All of the stock used was 4/4 QSWO. The slats are re-sawed and the legs are laminated. The frame construction is all M&T joints. The tops are attached with table irons. I sanded out to 150 mesh before finishing. QSWO does not finish well if you sand too fine (tends to polish the wood). The finish is General Finishes Candlelite gel stain and then top coated with three coats of Arm-R-Seal (satin, sanded to 320 mesh between coats). After the last top coat, I sanded to 600 mesh and finished with clear Briwax.





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Mike Gager

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#1 posted 1168 days ago

nice! did you build the settle as well?

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therookie

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#2 posted 1168 days ago

i LOVE THE AMOUNT OF FIGURE YOU GOT i DONT GET THAT MUCH IN THE qswo THAT I BUY

-- http://aewoodworks.webs.com

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jdh122

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#3 posted 1167 days ago

I agree with therookie – that is some nice qs figure in the top of the table.

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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woodworm

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#4 posted 1167 days ago

Cool project(s)...

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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bigike

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#5 posted 1167 days ago

saweeeeeeeeeet looking tables.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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DonH

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#6 posted 1167 days ago

Very well done – I am an arts & crafts fan and have built a number of pieces. Yours are excellent examples of the genre.

Thanks for the post

Don

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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josh

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#7 posted 1167 days ago

I approve.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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christopheralan

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#8 posted 1167 days ago

Well done! Great figure on the top!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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RexMcKinnon

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#9 posted 1162 days ago

Beautiful tables. Espically the top of the smallest one.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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