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Project by je_superfly posted 707 days ago 1285 views 7 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 707 days ago

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 707 days ago

You did a nice job on this table.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 707 days ago

I really like the table. Nice job.

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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#4 posted 706 days ago

Elegant proportions, and very well made.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#5 posted 706 days ago

Very nice piece of furniture.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#6 posted 706 days ago

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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#7 posted 705 days ago

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

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