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Project by TroyJ12 posted 544 days ago 873 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the last project I worked on with my dad before getting married and moving away (7 yrs ago). My wife and I were going to need a dining table and I designed this for our needs. Since building it 7yrs ago it has acquired a more than a few scratches from my son but a little coat of wax every year keeps it looking great.

It is Red Oak and trimmed with Walnut. It has a golden oak stain and polyurethane finish.

Thanks for Looking.

-- If I was a better woodworker I wouldnt have to sand so much!





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RexMcKinnon

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#1 posted 543 days ago

Any issues with wood expansion? That is a large long grain to end grain joint.

Beautiful table.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 543 days ago

That is a great table. It’s beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#3 posted 542 days ago

Looks sturdy and really pretty. Like the design specially the feet and the finish too.

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TroyJ12

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#4 posted 539 days ago

No I havent had any major expansion issues, but I have had one minor where the walnut which was angle cut on the corner has come apart. Not sure if it was not glued well or expansion. I used a little minwax stained filler and you can hardly see it.

Thanks for the nice comments.

-- If I was a better woodworker I wouldnt have to sand so much!

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