Arts & Crafts End Table

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Project by TexasJim posted 920 days ago 1818 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are two Arts and Crafts style end tables I built for our bedroom. They are made of Honduran Mahogany. Finish is brown mahogany Transtint dye in denatured alcohol followed by Seal-A-Coat by General Finishes and then multiple coats of GF Arm-R-Seal. Each table has 50 mortise and tenon joints. The stiles and rails are m&t and the slats on the sides are as well. I have seen several projects where slats like those were installed in a groove with spacers in between but I made separate M&T joints for each one. I have about 80 hours in the 2 tables.

-- If the world was a logical place, men would be the ones who ride horses sidesaddle.

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#1 posted 920 days ago

Outstanding Arts and crafts end tables, a super build and the finish gives them an extra rich look.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 920 days ago

Very nice, I have the same project on the burner.

-- Doug...

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#3 posted 920 days ago

Really sharp, I like them

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 920 days ago

What a wonderful nightstand! I have been looking for ideas for our nightstands, I believe you provided our solution!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#5 posted 920 days ago

You did a wonderful job with all those M & T’s, looks great

-- Norman

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#6 posted 920 days ago

Fine looking project. Good job.

-- Life is good.

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#7 posted 920 days ago

Nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#8 posted 920 days ago

Oooh, I like those stands. Once again, you can’t go wrong with the A&C style. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#9 posted 919 days ago

Really sharp looking, love how the color turned out.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#10 posted 919 days ago

Very nice work, and great color

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#11 posted 668 days ago

these are great! your lower shelves are more practical than mine i will tell you that! very nice

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#12 posted 188 days ago

They are beautiful; also on my list of projects to be done. Nice work.

-- Steve - Seaford, DE

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