Small side table...

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Project by speakerscott posted 02-27-2012 01:20 PM 1788 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a small side table out of mahogany, maple and zebrawood. All the mahogany came out of an 8/4 board and was re-sawed down…the legs have a sock-foot made out of zebrawood. The inlays and drawer front is maple. The finish is BLO topped with shellac rubbed to a medium gloss finish on the top and satin everywhere else. The drawer is pinned with maple dowel since it’s so tiny (only 2 1/4” tall and ~8” wide or so. Took a couple of months working on and off to complete, very happy with the way it turned out.


-- Scott, Austin-Texas...

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#1 posted 02-27-2012 01:24 PM

You SHOULD be happy. That’s beautiful !

Perfectly detailed.

Very, very nice !

-- -- Neil

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#2 posted 02-27-2012 03:03 PM


Thank you very much….


-- Scott, Austin-Texas...

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#3 posted 02-27-2012 03:45 PM

This is a beautiful side table,fine woods and super details followed by superior workmanship.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 02-27-2012 04:25 PM

Oh my goodness !
That really is a sweet little table…love all of the fine details topped off by the perfect finish : )
Right into my favorites .

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 02-27-2012 04:39 PM

Looks great! Excellent colors, and the finish looks fantastic!

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - -

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#6 posted 02-27-2012 07:36 PM

Simple design, elegant inlay, and good choice of woods. Very nice indeed!

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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#7 posted 02-27-2012 08:09 PM

That’s a nice table, the contrasting woods look great together, nice work

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

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#8 posted 02-27-2012 08:20 PM

Sweet table I love the contrast.


-- Building quality in a throw away world.

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#9 posted 02-27-2012 10:09 PM

Very elegant. And inlays!! Masterful.


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#10 posted 02-27-2012 11:49 PM

Beautiful piece, the inlays take it over the top as well as the sock-feet.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#11 posted 02-28-2012 01:56 AM

High class, very nice. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#12 posted 02-28-2012 02:16 AM

Gorgeous!! I love inlay!

-- There are many tempting parking places on the road to success

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#13 posted 02-28-2012 04:04 AM

All, thank you very much for the compliments! I’ve got a second one under way…hopefully it won’t take me as long. Made quite a few jigs to get the first one done.


-- Scott, Austin-Texas...

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