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Project by WoodScrap posted 11-20-2012 04:00 PM 2469 views 22 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a set of three Mission style end tables for my Wife. The design you’ve all seen before and came from the Woodcraft Magazine. Quartersawn white oak with maple drawers. I built in a small hidden compartment in the back of the drawers since it was wasted space. The spindles (and mortises) got a little tedious but overall they turned out OK.

Thanks for looking.
Rick

-- Rick -Tulsa





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sb194

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#1 posted 11-20-2012 04:06 PM

Great work.

Sean

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#2 posted 11-20-2012 04:10 PM

Outstanding Job!

-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"

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Mike Gager

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#3 posted 11-20-2012 04:35 PM

what finish did you use?

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#4 posted 11-20-2012 04:37 PM

Very nice! I bet you made your wife very happy!

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#5 posted 11-20-2012 04:57 PM

These are great, a wonderful build

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 11-20-2012 05:34 PM

great job, but it looks like you’ve got end tables comming out your ears!

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#7 posted 11-20-2012 05:36 PM

Splendid.That is really nice!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#8 posted 11-20-2012 06:02 PM

I really like your end tables. The finish looks like it layed out smooth as ice.
I usually draw my own plans, so when I buy a plan I tend to analyze it. Did you like the Woodcraft plan, or would you change anything if you built them again?
Great choices on finish and hardware. Love that hammered look. Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters would be proud!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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Ralph

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#9 posted 11-20-2012 06:27 PM

Rick,
These are very nice. Very good looking.

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

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#10 posted 11-20-2012 06:42 PM

Very nice.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#11 posted 11-20-2012 07:30 PM

Rick I have to say there tables and then there tables and you manage to make nature sing with spectacular quality here my friend. The QSWO is just off the charts and it take a little doing to make them look this smooth and the tone of color show volumes here,also the arrangement on grain orientation was well thought out great work on these gems….BC

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#12 posted 11-21-2012 02:12 AM

Nice wood selection. I know what you mean about the small spindles. Great job!

-- Doug - As my Dad taught me, you're not a cabinet maker until you can hide your mistakes.

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#13 posted 11-21-2012 03:19 AM

Stunning. The tables are already classic!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#14 posted 11-21-2012 05:11 AM

Beautiful end tables.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#15 posted 11-21-2012 11:27 AM

Immediately Favorited !! Perfection times three : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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