Left over oak table

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Project by DaytonHM posted 04-26-2012 12:36 PM 1759 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this little side table from the left-overs I had in my wood rack. The boards were kind of cupped with multiple knots along the length. I cut out the trashy sections and came up with enough good oak for the top, skirt, and legs. Stained with a light cherry and finished with semi-gloss lacquer. Happy with the result.


-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

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#1 posted 04-26-2012 01:07 PM

You did a great job on this “scrap” table. Looks great where you have it in the house.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 04-26-2012 02:05 PM

It just goes to show that there is no such thing as scraps. Nice table.

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#3 posted 04-26-2012 02:08 PM

Well done!

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#4 posted 04-26-2012 09:00 PM

Well done. What kind of joinery did you use? Looks like pocket hole screws? Just curious, whatever you used it look great!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 04-27-2012 01:59 PM

Nice job, great looking table.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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