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Mission End Table w/ Slate Top

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Project by WMD2006 posted 05-03-2012 05:50 PM 1743 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a mission style end table of my own design to match a similar coffee table that I built previously. The legs are assembled with through tenons and reinforced with blackwood pegs. Each end panel has a scrollsawn scene to add some extra detail.
The top is made from slate tiles that are mounted, grouted and sealed like a real slate floor. My hometown was a huge slate mining community back in the day and I liked adding a part of it in the table. The textured stone also gives the the piece a bit more of a rustic feel.

-- -MDWhite





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david38

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#1 posted 05-03-2012 05:51 PM

very nice

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 05-03-2012 06:33 PM

That has the “Wow” factor

The design gives so much to the grain of the wood

Rustic! Yes but in a nice way.

Yours
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#3 posted 05-03-2012 07:03 PM

I Like it, it looks real good, nicely done.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Gene Howe

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#4 posted 05-03-2012 08:12 PM

Nice table. I really like the scrolled slat, too.
I have a nice slab of marble and now I know what to do with it.
Thanks.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 05-04-2012 01:22 PM

Great job!! Nice design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 05-04-2012 03:26 PM

I agree w/Jamie…Wow. We are saying” wish I built that.” Did your develop the scroll saw pattern?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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