|Project by bradyvan||posted 05-30-2008 10:39 PM||3457 views||3 times favorited||18 comments|
As I mention in my profile, I was able to take a class with Michael Colca. He is an amazing furniture craftsman and woodworker in general. Though he uses Cherry for his Medina side tables, I decided on Alder and Walnut. Mostly for $ reasons, but the colors work better with my house interiors. I was amazed to learn of the tight tolerances from Michael and how a small offset can really create havoc. Though mine isn’t near as perfect as his Medina side table is, I will treasure it always. It’s built to last forever with all wood joinery except 4 tiny screws holding the top down. My favorite part of the table is the solid walnut drawer bottom. It seems to surprise everyone that opens it.