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Project by sawdustmaster posted 851 days ago 1037 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Out of necessity I built a single drawer hallway table. All solid cherry. Mortise and tenon joinery throughout. Hand cut half blind dovetails (fun to cut!) for the drawer. The legs are tapered, dont know if you can see it, and also my first build with something other than parallell and perpendicular lines. Finished with 6 coats of water based poly. The grain pattern on the top is really beautiful. The finish didnt turn out as glossy and smooth as I had hoped, but I guess you can only expect so much from foam brushes. Nest purchase is an HVLP machine. Thaks for looking!

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dpow

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#1 posted 851 days ago

Great looking table. The tapered legs give it a delicate look and the cherry is a nice choice for this project. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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Beginningwoodworker

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#2 posted 851 days ago

Nice looking table!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 851 days ago

Very nice table design : )

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woodworm

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#4 posted 851 days ago

Very very nice work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Norman1

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#5 posted 851 days ago

Very classy design and guild.

-- Michael A. Norman

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#6 posted 851 days ago

Great job, well done!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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doncutlip

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#7 posted 851 days ago

Nice table, great dovetails

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Francois Vigneron

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#8 posted 850 days ago

Very nice table. Your hallway looks great. I love the grain on the top.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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siouxdawgs0409

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#9 posted 769 days ago

Nice table! I am undertaking a project right now that I will attempt my first handcut dovetails. I can only hope mine look as good as yours!

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