Walnut table

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Project by Gary posted 01-18-2013 06:11 PM 1183 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m nearly done with this table and will upload more photos when it’s complete.
The table is built with air-dried black walnut using as many boards with bark inclusions and crotch compression grain as I could locate.
Joinery is all mortise and tenon. Mortises were made using a router with edge guide.
Tenons were cut on the Table saw.
I haven’t attached the top yet; still need to mortise the slots for the buttons which I’ll use.
The table doesn’t have a finish yet.
The blue tape has my marks for assembly—after carefully selecting boards for figure, the last thing I wanted to do was assemble it wrong and hide something.

-- Gary, Florida.

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#1 posted 01-18-2013 06:53 PM

Simple and elegant. I really like walnut.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 01-18-2013 07:04 PM

Super looking table very fine wood.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-19-2013 03:16 PM

Nice looking table!! Love walnut and like your design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 01-19-2013 04:21 PM

Should look even better with a finish on it, nice work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 01-19-2013 11:58 PM

Thanks y’all. The table is sort of on hold for a while.
I’m building a crib for my wife’s best friend’s daughter.
If I get spare time in between crib work, I’ll get back to the walnut table.

-- Gary, Florida.

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