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Curly Cherry End Tables

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Project by woodrookieII posted 04-21-2012 01:22 PM 1546 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished the end tables to match the coffee table posted as another project. Will deliver them later today. I really like the way wood takes a hand applied and rubbed finished.

Construction – solid Curly Cherry
Design is reminiscent of Arts and Crafts
Hand-rubbed Amish OCS #225 stain
Hand-rubbed Watco Natural Danish Oil
Hand-rubbed Satin Wipe-On-Poly
Overall length – 28”
Overall height – 24”
Overall width – 26”
Actual top – 26” x 28”
Legs – 2” square

....rookieII





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#1 posted 04-21-2012 01:53 PM

Beautiful tables.

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#2 posted 04-21-2012 02:07 PM

They look great! Good work, thanks for sharing :)

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#3 posted 04-21-2012 02:44 PM

Man those tables look great, nothing like the feeling of “I got to build that” and it certainly beats ye old furniture store when folks say wow I love those end tables, where did you get those…

The finish pops on the cherry, great work

-- "So many projects...so little time..." Psalm 23

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#4 posted 04-21-2012 02:53 PM

Great job ,Beautiful wood = super table

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#5 posted 04-21-2012 04:34 PM

Wow those are just beautiful

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 04-21-2012 04:44 PM

Thanks gang. That OCS #225 stain has become my favorite for cherry and maple. It really makes the grain stand out.

.....rookieII

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#7 posted 04-21-2012 08:22 PM

Nice job and your right about the wood, it is beautiful stuff. Cheers

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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#8 posted 04-22-2012 01:10 AM

WOW!! I would have been mighty tempted to keep those. Great looking tables

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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#9 posted 04-22-2012 05:20 AM

Excellent, excellent, excellent

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#10 posted 04-22-2012 11:57 AM

Very very very beautiful, excellent work!

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#11 posted 04-22-2012 01:33 PM

This is a truly beautiful project. I seldom work with cherry because of staining problems I encounter. I have never tried this combination of stain and Dainish oil. Thanks for the tip, very nice indeed.

-- Denis in Grande Prairie. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mistery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.....Pink !

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#12 posted 03-15-2013 06:41 AM

Excellent tables.Style and beauty are both distinctive features that are found in a well-made cherry end table.Furniture makers and craftsmen have used cherry wood for hundreds of years and antique stores offer many one original and unusual items that are constructed entirely from this lovely hardwood. One of the reasons that so many consumers love the look of cherry is because of the depth of the coloring.

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