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Project by je_superfly posted 08-16-2012 01:17 PM 1361 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is the second piece of furniture that I made. It’s constructed from some rich colored cherry that I believe came from Missouri. I do not recall the particular dimensions from when I made it…but it fits well where I put it. It was originally intended to be a wedding/house warming gift for a friend. Unfortunately plans fell through and I ended up keeping it for my home.

I’m not sure of the style this table may emulate. The legs are gently tapered and are affixed to the aprons via mortise and loose tenon. It’s finished with tung oil and has darkened beautifully over the last year. The only “problem” is now my better half wants a new…well everything made like this!

-- -James, Sumerville SC





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itsmic

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#1 posted 08-16-2012 01:27 PM

Nice job, looks Great, I’m sure someone will illuminate as to the style, but it definatlely has some, sorry plans fell through, but You now have a very fine piece of furniture and sounds like much more on the way, have fun making dust, and thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#2 posted 08-16-2012 02:20 PM

You did a nice job on this table.

helluvawreck
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DKV

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#3 posted 08-16-2012 05:34 PM

I really like the table. Nice job.

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know what I mean...

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#4 posted 08-17-2012 01:55 AM

Elegant proportions, and very well made.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#5 posted 08-17-2012 03:03 AM

Very nice piece of furniture.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#6 posted 08-17-2012 11:44 AM

Great job. I like the arched aprons and beveled edge. Very graceful. I bet alot of us wished our better halfs felt the same way yours does, that equals more time in the shop! Jerry

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ChuckV

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#7 posted 08-18-2012 01:39 AM

You did a great job on this table. I really like the way that it flows. Thanks for posting.

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