I made this small table/chest a couple of years ago...

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Project by Vjer posted 02-13-2008 03:24 AM 1919 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this wood at the local Home Depot. They claim it came from Australia. I don’t remember exactly what the name of this particular species of wood is, but I really liked the grain. The feet, I turned on a friends lathe. It has 3 coats of polyurethane on it. We, the wife and I, can’t recall the color of the stain, but it was close to the futon that we had purchased. After reading what I just posted, there seems to be alot I don’t remember…LOL

-- My mind is like brilliant flash and then it's gone.

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Joe Heskett

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#1 posted 02-13-2008 03:31 AM

Great looking table/chest! I like what you did with the “front” slats.

-- Joe Heskett---Illinois

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#2 posted 02-13-2008 05:11 AM

I like this piece. It has nice lines to it and you added just enough detail to make it interesting.

Thanks for sharing.

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

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#3 posted 02-13-2008 05:18 AM

Outstanding table/chest! I like it a lot.

-- Formerly known as John's Woodshop - and NO not the one from Ohio!

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#4 posted 02-13-2008 07:21 AM

Great table Vjer. It looks more like what we call Oregon (Douglas Fir) which comes from your neck of the woods.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 02-13-2008 08:29 AM

Great looking piece. What are the dimensions?

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 02-13-2008 01:27 PM

That is nice piece of furniture.

-- Jiri

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#7 posted 02-13-2008 01:38 PM

you did remember where you got the wood!! That’s good :)

it is a beautiful piece

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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