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Kitchen Table - Mission Style - Oak

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Project by kbiniowa posted 10-04-2011 05:48 AM 1850 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this table for my son and his new bride.

The mission style table is made from red oak. The base is constructed from 8/4 stock. The table top from 5/4 stock. Below the lowest platform, the legs are joined together using sliding dovetail joints.

The aprons were constructed utilizing bent lamination techniques. There are six 1/8” wood slats in each piece of bent laminate.

I made two table leaves that are 12” wide, extending the 48” round table to 72”.

I finished the table with an oil based chestnut stain giving it a red hue and used a wipe on satin polyurethane to protect the wood from “spilled milk” :)

-- Keith - Iowa





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DaveGlx

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#1 posted 10-04-2011 10:32 AM

Brilliant job mate.
Can you please elaborate about the extension bit?

-- Dave -

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#2 posted 10-04-2011 11:09 AM

Very interesting design !

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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#3 posted 10-04-2011 02:18 PM

very nice. lotsa room for some good food

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#4 posted 10-05-2011 02:59 AM

Very Nice! Now how about the chairs?

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#5 posted 10-05-2011 04:21 AM

Re: Dave GLX
Dave,
Thank you for your post/question.
I placed the extension mechanism I purchased from Rockler on the site. The leaves are 12” x 48.”

-- Keith - Iowa

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#6 posted 10-07-2011 11:27 PM

Thanks Keith

-- Dave -

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