LumberJocks

Mission Side Table and Coffee Table

  • Advertise with us
Project by rodneyh posted 07-20-2012 07:03 PM 1848 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of quartersawn white oak mission style tables for the living room. The design is a modified Stickley Harvey Ellis. I changed the sizes slightly to better fit our space, and the inlays were replaced with the much simpler mortise pattern. I added the thru tenons to the cross braces to regain some of the lost character. The cross braces are connected to each other via a pinned half lap, and screws thru the braces connect the tops and shelves. The coffee table is 38” diameter and 19.5” tall. The side table is 26” diameter and height.

The finish is Jeff Jewitt’s recipe for Stickley Fayetteville. It utilizes a water based transtint dye, General finishes seal-a-cell, General finishes gel stain, and 2-7 coats (depending on surface) of a home mixed wipe on urethane. The photos are in several different lighting conditions, and the last photo best represents the true color.





9 comments so far

View Rickterscale's profile

Rickterscale

151 posts in 1083 days


#1 posted 07-20-2012 08:42 PM

Very nice work. The finish looks great.

View Dusty56's profile

Dusty56

11678 posts in 2411 days


#2 posted 07-20-2012 09:18 PM

Perfect wood selection and nice color choice…really brings out that fantastic grain : )
I really like the style and Craftsmanship you put into these tables : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112529 posts in 2300 days


#3 posted 07-20-2012 11:42 PM

Nicely done great job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Alongiron's profile

Alongiron

422 posts in 1416 days


#4 posted 07-21-2012 02:00 AM

Man..They are nice! I would love to build those…..

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

View workerinwood's profile

workerinwood

2710 posts in 1790 days


#5 posted 07-21-2012 12:50 PM

Beautiful, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

View BenI's profile

BenI

331 posts in 901 days


#6 posted 07-21-2012 06:02 PM

Very nice looking tables. Love how fuming looks, great job

-- Ben from IL

View Woodbridge's profile

Woodbridge

2808 posts in 1141 days


#7 posted 07-21-2012 08:56 PM

great looking tables. The rays of the QSWO are quite nice.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

View Lee A. Jesberger's profile

Lee A. Jesberger

6686 posts in 2702 days


#8 posted 07-21-2012 09:54 PM

Real nice job!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

View pintodeluxe's profile

pintodeluxe

3514 posts in 1536 days


#9 posted 01-01-2014 12:53 AM

Great finish! Which color Transtint dye, and which color GF gel stain?

Thanks so much.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase