Simple End Tables

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Project by JeffsGarage posted 11-27-2011 06:36 AM 1287 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built these two tables from Oak to fill the narrow gap at the ends of my couch. They are a simple design and I made all of the cuts using a Miter Saw and a Table Saw. I sanded the Oak with 220 grit on my random orbital and then applied Special Walnut Minwax Stain. I finished off by applying satin Wipe-on Poly (three coats) and rubbing with extra fine steel wool between coats. I wanted something that would be somewhat durable and not show a lot of water rings.

Please comment with any tips, suggestions or comments you might have for my future projects. Thank You

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#1 posted 11-27-2011 07:06 AM

Simple but nice good job

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 11-27-2011 07:23 PM

nice simple design! i like the way the bottom shleves stick out.

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#3 posted 11-27-2011 07:23 PM

Nice custom work for the space. Well done.

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

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#4 posted 11-28-2011 07:10 PM

It seems like regular coffee tables are never where you need them to set your drink down. These will be in the perfect spot!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#5 posted 11-29-2011 04:44 PM

Looks good Jeff! Working that Kreg tool.

-- "The beatings will continue until moral improves" -- Bart Ridings, Illinois

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#6 posted 12-02-2011 02:22 AM

Great….just whai need. good job

-- I Like Saw Dust---Matt Simmons

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