Cherry and Walnut Hall Table

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Project by BobO posted 1180 days ago 1555 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hall/sofa table I made to donate to a breast cancer charity auction. I was given the wood, and was told that the lighter color stuff was cherry. I’m confident that the base and drawers are cherry, but i’m beginning to beleive that the top is some sort of maple due to the curl. Either way the wood was free and it went towards a good cause. The stripes on top, pins in the legs, and parts of the handles are black walnut. I used pinned mortise and tenon joinery, and the finsh is shellac and wax. Hope you enjoy.

-- i swear i just had that f*#$ing pencil a second ago!

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#1 posted 1180 days ago

Donating your time and labor is admirable.

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#2 posted 1180 days ago

Looks to be all Maple with Walnut stripes and handle laminations…
Nicely made and for a great cause : )
Keep up the good work !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#3 posted 1180 days ago

Looks like maple to me too (of course, photos can be deceptive). I really like the design of these tables. The racing stripes are very cool. I’m confident that it will draw a lot of money for a good cause. Well done!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#4 posted 1180 days ago

Great looking table. Love the top with the different sized stripes and colors. Vey well done.

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

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#5 posted 1180 days ago

I love the top. It looks familiar…..hmmmm.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#6 posted 1180 days ago

Nice looking hall table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#7 posted 1180 days ago

A great build. You should be proud of your donation to the auction.

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk Go KU!!

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#8 posted 1179 days ago

Beautiful!! Great job, nice build and design

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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