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Project by Edward Pickney posted 03-07-2012 09:31 PM 2105 views 12 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This coffee table changed as it progressed along. It was supposed to have legs over the top of the table like woodrookie2’s (curley cherry table). It ended as a nearly traditional mission style table. No stain, just three coats can spray lacquer. ( I like the light natural look, it should darken with age.) The M/T all done on the table saw with strips of inlay, made that part real easy.

-- Ed- whippetlove@bellsouth.net





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Kevin

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#1 posted 03-07-2012 09:46 PM

Very nice piece of furniture! I really like that design.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#2 posted 03-07-2012 10:18 PM

Just how I am planning on doing mine, if I ever get a mortise machine…

I like it very much

-- If you don't start building your dreams, someone else will hire you to build theirs. Mr. Mente, Shop Teacher, Milwaukee

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#3 posted 03-07-2012 11:52 PM

Love the table…

love Mission Style….

I stripped and refinished a round top cherry end table for my parents exactly the same way 25 years ago…. and when they retired to AZ and sold the old house… I got to take it home.

It did darken some….. very pretty.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#4 posted 03-08-2012 12:16 AM

Nice job, looks very well crafted.

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#5 posted 03-08-2012 12:41 AM

Gorgeous. I love the look of this piece!

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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#6 posted 03-08-2012 01:00 AM

Great looking project. Nice proportions, nice color, thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#7 posted 03-08-2012 01:45 AM

Mission style and cherry. A tough combo to beat and my kind of project. You did a nice job and it will age beautifully.

-- Trees, a wonderful gift --Joe--

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#8 posted 03-08-2012 03:09 AM

Sweet table Edward. The use of a bit sap wood is well done and the detail on your spindles and legs is enviable.

Nice job.

....rookieII

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#9 posted 03-08-2012 05:23 AM

Beautiful, beautiful table. Congrats on a job well done!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#10 posted 03-08-2012 01:08 PM

Great job!! Like the design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#11 posted 03-09-2012 04:32 AM

Very nice, maybe some day I can do those sorts of things.

-- Harold

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