Kitchen Table

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Project by Edward Pickney posted 884 days ago 3152 views 11 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this small kitchen table from maple and walnut. My turning skills need more work, but the legs are pretty close. I have a duplicater for my Vega but was trying to improve my skills. Joints are not as tight as I wanted, guess its its called experience. I wanted to show the grain so I used 10 coats lacquer finish.
Looks like someone didn’t wipe the table last night.

-- Ed-

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#1 posted 884 days ago

Very Nice. I like the wood contrast.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 884 days ago

Cool looking table. Very nice.

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#3 posted 884 days ago

Very sharp looking table I must say! I like the your wood choices, Nice work!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 884 days ago

Nice job i think you did well.

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#5 posted 884 days ago

Love the contrast of the walnut and maple, it’s my favorite. Very beautiful piece, fine craftsmanship, congrats.

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this"

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#6 posted 884 days ago

Looks really good, love the choice of wood.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#7 posted 884 days ago

Nice table!

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#8 posted 884 days ago

Most excellent work, you need a craftsman these days to make one that well.

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#9 posted 884 days ago

I think your table came out really nice. I always like a good combination of wood types and the walnut and maple surely looks good together. Sprayed lacquer or brushed?

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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#10 posted 884 days ago

We are never happy with what we do, that way we are always challenged to try again and improve on the next one. Well done, two of my favorite woods.

-- We are all one decision away from stupid.

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#11 posted 884 days ago

Looks good to me ,but like you say it’s all about experience.I sure like the wood combination.

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 884 days ago

Agree with previous comments on timber choice; walnut is one of my favourites. Very, very nice piece.

-- Stanley generally struggling

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Tom "BUG" Janos

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#13 posted 884 days ago

Very nice. looks very solid and well made.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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Edward Pickney

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#14 posted 884 days ago

I actually used spray and brush deft (semi_gloss) with mixed results. I was trying to get a really gloss finish but gave up after about 10 coats. The prep between coats was killing me.

-- Ed-

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#15 posted 884 days ago

Looks great!

-- Rory // Milwaukee, WI

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