Different looking mission arts/crafts style table

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Project by TheSteve posted 02-14-2008 07:57 PM 1869 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is 1 of the most recent tables. its for my girlfriends mother.. the top is made of cedar, ash, cherry, and pine framed around each other.. the whole bottom is pine stained early american with gloss poly on top. its not a true mission arts table, but i think it turned out looking pretty good =)

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#1 posted 02-14-2008 08:16 PM

The top is very cool. They way you laid out the wood on that top adds a lot of visual interest.

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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#2 posted 02-14-2008 08:27 PM

Very interesting design.

As long as it keeps you in good standing with gf’s mom, that’s all that matters. :-)

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#3 posted 02-14-2008 11:50 PM

If you want to call this a mission table I don’t see any problem with that. The top is very unique and adds a lot of detail to the piece.

Thanks for the post.

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#4 posted 02-15-2008 12:08 AM

Nice looking table – it is unique.

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

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#5 posted 02-19-2008 10:18 PM

I agree .. a frame in a frame in a frame… nice!

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