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Project by Arookar posted 883 days ago 997 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My little end table…is it a SHaker style? Alder with resawn Madrone veneer top and turned knob. The knob is some plum wood that I had from a tree that grew in my yard for 30 years and then died. The core was rotten but the edges around the core were a beautiful purple figured color. Only small things will come from it since it was not very big, but the wood is amazing! The madrone is another favorite of mine that grows locally. I had a big highly figured chunk and resawed it to about 1/4”. Dovetail drawers (my first dovetails) and I love the figure on the alder drawerfront. Finished with Danish Oil and hand rubbed with furniture wax.

-- The only gift is a portion of thyself. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 883 days ago

Wonderful shaker table ,I really like the figure in the top. Good work.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 883 days ago

Very nice job on that table!! I love the top!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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bake

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#3 posted 883 days ago

Your table is lookin’ at me!
Very nice, I like the book matched top.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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workerinwood

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#4 posted 883 days ago

Great job, very nice!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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TexasJim

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#5 posted 882 days ago

Nice looking table. Great job on the book match top, and, man, what figure in that top.

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

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fattypiggman

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#6 posted 882 days ago

Great work!

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