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Project by Mike posted 05-22-2012 06:13 PM 2571 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a quick and useful end table I made on my new table saw.





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wunderaa

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#1 posted 05-22-2012 06:51 PM

Really nice work! I love the grain pattern of the apron.

Great taste in furniture, great taste in beer!

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#2 posted 05-22-2012 07:51 PM

very nice, I live the grain on that wood.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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will delaney

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#3 posted 05-22-2012 08:09 PM

Very nicely made! You deserve a nice Ale for this one.

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Mike

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#4 posted 05-23-2012 12:59 AM

Thank you everyone. This is my first real woodworking project I’ve ever done. Everything else I’ve ever done was finish carpentry, flooring, out-buildings, etc. I needed an end table to rest a beer on, and after looking at stuff made overseas, and mass produced items I figured I might as well try to make my own. This table made from pine from Home Depot, the legs are made prom ripped down 2X4’s haha. This was my first try at tapered legs as well as a glued table top. It was so much fun, I went out and got a slab of Black Walnut. I cant wait to start the new one.

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alekhine

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#5 posted 05-23-2012 08:57 AM

Great work for the first project. I liked the finish, what did you use?
Also so good looking legs from 2×4s.
I can’t either wait to see your second one with the walnut…

-- Efe Yaparoglu ,Izmir.... Not getting what u wished is a sign that there is something better behind.

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#6 posted 05-23-2012 02:53 PM

The grain got me!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Mike

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#7 posted 05-30-2012 11:02 AM

For the finish I used Minwax “Puritan Pine” stain, and then 4 coats of oil based poly (satin). I’m looking forward to trying an oil finish on the next one.

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#8 posted 08-06-2013 01:13 AM

dude, that grain on the sides/front is dynamite!

-- Steve

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