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Project by Brian posted 09-07-2011 03:11 AM 1241 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This a little Shaker side table that I’ve been wanting to make for a while. The wood is recycled birch my father-in-law found somewhere. I thought the figure would work well with the simple lines of this style table. The plan is very similar to the one from Woodworking Magazine issue 2, 18”X18” top, 27” high. This was my first attempt at half blind dovetails. The knob is turned from the same wood. Finish is Boiled linseed oil and a couple of coats of wipe on poly.

-- Brian, Jericho Vermont





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#1 posted 09-07-2011 04:03 AM

Beautiful Flame Birch !! Great job on the table : )

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#2 posted 09-07-2011 04:03 AM

That is a great looking table. Love the design and wood choice. Great Job.

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#3 posted 09-07-2011 04:15 AM

Great looking table, Outstanding job on the dovetails!! By looking at the dovetails I would have never guessed it was your first time. They look very professional. Thanks for posting

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#4 posted 09-07-2011 04:19 AM

Thats a nice table.

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#5 posted 09-07-2011 02:17 PM

Shaker? I hardly knew her!

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#6 posted 09-07-2011 05:23 PM

Beautiful and simple.

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#7 posted 09-07-2011 05:38 PM

That’s berch wow!

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#8 posted 09-08-2011 08:53 PM

Very nice Brian, the draw front is a real eye caught-er for sure. Shaker furniture is one of my favorites , thanks for posting …BC

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