Pine End Table with Granite Top

  • Advertise with us
Project by MadeinMT posted 11-24-2012 03:03 PM 1884 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

End table constructed of pine and finished with mustard yellow milk paint. Top is granite. First effort at mortise and tenon construction.

-- Ron, Montana

8 comments so far

View grizzman's profile


7633 posts in 2393 days

#1 posted 11-24-2012 03:26 PM

looks like it turned out really well for you, the joinery looks good and tight…did you enjoy the mortise and tenon work…i remember when i did my first ones…i was really siked…keep at it…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

View MadeinMT's profile


163 posts in 1250 days

#2 posted 11-24-2012 03:44 PM

Grizzman: I underestimated just how many holes have to be drilled and cleaned up. It also made me realize I need a drill press table of some sort to hold the pieces in place. Its like any technique, I suppose. You have to do it a few times before you understand what you need to do to get better.

-- Ron, Montana

View a1Jim's profile


113832 posts in 2667 days

#3 posted 11-24-2012 04:46 PM

Nice work Ron a very cool table.

-- Custom furniture

View Paulo in Texas's profile

Paulo in Texas

131 posts in 1779 days

#4 posted 11-25-2012 01:46 AM

This table came out great. I hope my first mortise and tenon project comes out this great.

View CueballRosendaul's profile


414 posts in 1230 days

#5 posted 11-25-2012 04:21 AM

Very nice. Did you do any of the granite work? I picked up a piece of granite being tossed out from a construction site about 2’x3’ but has rough edges. I think it was a sink cutout.

-- Matt CueBall Rosendaul. I don't think I've ever had a cup of coffee that didn't have cat hair or sawdust in it.

View MadeinMT's profile


163 posts in 1250 days

#6 posted 11-25-2012 03:42 PM

Cueball – No, I did not do the granite work. Had it done at a local countertop shop. I have enough challenges with wood, don’t want to start messing with stone.

-- Ron, Montana

View joseph000's profile


346 posts in 1117 days

#7 posted 10-11-2013 10:25 AM

Really beautiful table.End tables are extremely flexible furnishings, which is the result of their design.Wooden end tables are a great furniture choice for complementing your decor with pieces that will be able to stand the test of time and last for generations to come.

View caocao's profile


1 post in 444 days

#8 posted 04-15-2015 02:25 PM

Very nice. I am making something similar. How did you attached the granite top?

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics