End Table

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Project by Klanner posted 12-04-2012 03:51 PM 855 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife has always hated the end table next to our couch from target. So i saw an opportunity for a birthday present. One of my first “fine” woodworking projects. I’m pretty happy with it, although i’m going to build a router sled for upcoming projects. Made from walnut i got for cheap at my lumberyards surplus auction last year. Used the Dowelmax and finished with a coat of Minwax tung oil finish, then 4 coats of wipe on poly. Hope she likes it, otherwise it will sit next to my chair and be my beer table;)

-- Steve, Madison, WI.

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#1 posted 12-04-2012 03:56 PM

Good to have a back up plan. She should love it though.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-04-2012 04:29 PM

looks good! walnut sure is a pretty wood

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#3 posted 12-04-2012 10:42 PM

It’s absolutely lovely!

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#4 posted 12-05-2012 04:03 AM

Those beefy legs should be able to support a keg , but that might scratch the beautiful top !

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

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#5 posted 12-05-2012 03:16 PM

I have just got to start working with some Walnut. You have done a great job hear and if I have this piece I would spend so much time waxing and waxing and waxing that I would be afraid I would wear it out! Very nice!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#6 posted 12-06-2012 02:10 PM

Well done, looks great!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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