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Replacement Hall Table (Quick and Easy Weekend Project)

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Project by OldKranky posted 10-27-2012 12:08 AM 1199 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yet another hall table from leftovers and castoffs….

Here is a photo spread from start to finish

Picked up some used spindles at the ReStore and sliced off the ends to get my legs.

Milled a few strips of beaded edge banding to apply to some plywood scraps for the apron.

Then I cut the aprons to size and attached the end aprons to the legs followed by the back apron using pocket hole screws.

For the front apron I cut out the openings for the drawers on the table saw by raising the blade through the plywood and then I applied some home made beading to the openings to dress them up a bit.

I then attached the front apron to the Legs.

Installed some simple drawer guides.

Built two simple drawers from some leftover pine boards.

Addeded an MDF top and a couple of Drawer fronts made from some pine boards and painted it with chalk paint toped with paste wax.

There you have it… a quick little weekend project.

Thanks for looking!

-- Better looking at it than for it....





9 comments so far

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-27-2012 12:26 AM

That’s one cool table ,very resourceful use of material.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 10-27-2012 02:42 AM

Nice work with the table, and good idea with the spindles. Table looks real good.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 10-27-2012 05:05 AM

Nice looking table!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Roger

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#4 posted 10-27-2012 12:51 PM

A very nice build.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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whitebeast88

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#5 posted 10-27-2012 01:13 PM

great looking table.thanks for the pics always enjoy seeing the steps.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Bricofleur

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#6 posted 10-27-2012 02:33 PM

Great ideas here, thanks for sharing.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Gshepherd

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#7 posted 10-27-2012 03:33 PM

Wow, it took all weekend though…. Like both Saturday and Sunday…. Just joking…. I can not tell from the pics but did you plug the pocket holes or leave them?????

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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Ralph

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#8 posted 10-27-2012 04:02 PM

Great looking table. Love the reuse of the legs. Great result.
Thanks for posting.

-- The greatest risk is not taking one...

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OldKranky

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#9 posted 10-27-2012 06:01 PM

Thanks everyone….

Gshepherd- all of the pocket holes are on the underside of the table so there was no need to fill them.

-- Better looking at it than for it....

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