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Small Shaker Style end table in Cherry

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Project by 2ol2rac posted 04-21-2012 06:36 PM 2503 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first real piece of furniture, albiet small. It is cherry. It is my first blind dovetailed drawer. Sanded to 220, think I prefer 180, then finished with 2 coats satin wipe on poly. The 3rd photo is in a different part of the room with different lighting. Thanks to instruction by Chuck Bender, Acanthus Workshop, here in PA. Can’t wait to attempt my next piece Glenn Hueys Southern Ladys desk in mahogany, currently a work in progress.

-- Jim





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 04-21-2012 06:50 PM

Great Job Jim I never would have guessed this was your first piece of furniture.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Jersey

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

Really great job. Gotta love that Cherry.

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Brandon

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#3 posted 04-21-2012 07:09 PM

Very nice! I love the Shaker style and you executed it very well. Best wishes on your next build.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 04-21-2012 07:16 PM

Hi Jim,

Really great job. I’m looking forward to seeing the next piece. Take progress pictures.

Lee

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#5 posted 04-21-2012 11:05 PM

Looks great.

-- Power to the people.

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lumberdog

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#6 posted 04-22-2012 12:17 AM

Great looking table, nice proportions. I have a blog posted describing one that i built.

-- Lumberdog.. Michigan

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Andy Panko

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#7 posted 04-22-2012 12:21 AM

Real nice, well done. It is simple, yet elegant. Nice looking dovetails, too.

-- Andy Panko, Edison NJ

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Rick M.

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#8 posted 04-22-2012 06:55 AM

Well done, a very handsome table.

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albachippie

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#9 posted 04-22-2012 08:21 AM

Great looking table, I also like the shaker style. Well done, thanks for posting

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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woodworm

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#10 posted 04-22-2012 11:54 AM

Great project nicely done!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#11 posted 04-22-2012 02:08 PM

Looks like you have been bitten by the woodbug. Be very careful it can turn into an obsession. Serously, very nice work. I perfer arts and craft to shaker but the true beauty in the work. Great job.

-- 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 04-23-2012 02:17 AM

Nice Shaker Table!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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