Mission style end tables

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Project by jason posted 05-18-2012 01:53 AM 4165 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a pair or end tables that I made out of some ash I had laying around. I tried to make them in the mission style. I know this should be quartersawn oak but this had to do. Everything is mortise and tenon joinery. I used a couple of hand planes to put the bevel on the tops. The last picture has a scrollsaw puzzle I made from plans out of WOOD magazine.

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#1 posted 05-18-2012 02:36 AM

Nice looking tables Jason. You can’t go wrong with the mission style. Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 05-18-2012 04:46 AM

Nicely done and thanks for sharing. The ash turned out well.

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#3 posted 05-20-2012 03:48 AM

Gotta love the mission style. I made a similar set of three a few years back and they have endured perfectly. Hope your do the same.

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#4 posted 05-21-2012 04:37 AM

I made a similar set as a present for my wife on our 2nd Christmas… that was 10 years ago.The Ash is fine it’s the style that matters

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#5 posted 05-21-2012 05:00 AM

They look great, nice work!

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#6 posted 05-21-2012 05:46 AM

cool looking tables ,great job.

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#7 posted 09-20-2012 11:46 PM

While I’m not very savvy on furniture style, I do know what I like, and I like these very much! Very tasteful.

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