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Chinquapin Breakfast Bar

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Project by Arookar posted 713 days ago 773 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished the chinquapin bar- some minor tweaks still but it is in place and drawers are filled. I plan to add a live edge shelf above the tabletop. I hand carved the handles. Stained all with Danish oil and Finished with Profin, except the top which has Deft poly varnish. Still need to attach the door for the cabinet in front but over-all it was a success!
Exposed mortise and tenon and bridle joint joinery. Side panels are shiplapped. The only glue is on the tenons (and the drawerbox’s locking rabbet joints) and the only screws are through the drawer handles.

-- The only gift is a portion of thyself. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)





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exelectrician

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#1 posted 712 days ago

Nice job on all that mortise and tenon joinery, I can just see you standing back and admiring your handywork, well done.

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Arookar

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#2 posted 711 days ago

Thanks. I do love the look of the exposed tenons. And yes, I am admiring it right now!

-- The only gift is a portion of thyself. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

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