Cherry coffe table and end tables

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Project by bubbs posted 680 days ago 1438 views 18 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these tables in 2000. My first attempt at through tenons.

-- Cats, beer and wood...perfect.

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#1 posted 680 days ago

Looks like those tendons came out just right! Cherry is my favorite wood, nice work !

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 680 days ago

Thanks for sharing this awesome project! Glad to see that you used cherry!


-- If I can do can you! -AJswoodshop

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#3 posted 680 days ago

Hey Bubbs – very well done table!
May I ask what sanding process and finish you used?


-- Before you louse it up, THIMK!

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#4 posted 680 days ago


It’s sanded down to 220 grit, then finished with about 6 coats of Watco Natural. I use that finish a lot, because it is so easy to repair any scratches. Even if the imperfection has to be re-sanded, after a few coats of Watco, you’ll be hard-pressed to see the repair. We have lots of grand-kids, so I choose to take the easy way out.

-- Cats, beer and wood...perfect.

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#5 posted 680 days ago

Very nice looking.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 680 days ago

Beautiful cherry tables. Very well done!


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#7 posted 680 days ago

Very beautiful

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#8 posted 680 days ago

Wow, beautiful tables ! I’ve been browsing this site for months now & had to join to tell you how fine these look. Did you design them, or are their plans available somewhere ?

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#9 posted 679 days ago

that is gorgeous cherry. Very nice tables

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#10 posted 679 days ago

Magnificant, but yet so simple and timeless design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 679 days ago

Drop-dead gorgeous!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#12 posted 679 days ago


-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#13 posted 677 days ago

You really made that fire grain in the cherry POP!! Beautiful job. Thanks for posting this great combo.


-- If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he's probably not a Lumberjock --

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#14 posted 551 days ago

Looking good

-- Dave, from Canada,

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