End Tables

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Project by robert triplett posted 408 days ago 743 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sometimes I find a piece of wood that I can’t turn into a box or a cutting board. This piece of Lacewood was just too nice! I glued up two pieces for the top, added a little edge treatment with the router. The apron is Lacewood. The legs were glued up from some Peruvian Walnut and Purpleheart. Then I turned them on the lathe. It is put together with mortise and tenon joinery. The top attaches with some wood blocks that have a lip that goes into a groove in the apron. It is 22” square on the top and 22” tall. The couch looked unbalanced, so I made another table. This one has a top of Lyptus with legs of Purpleheart and Yellowheart. I got smart and used some of the figure 8 metal washers to attach the top. Much easier. I used Tung Oil finish on these. Thanks for looking. And Yes, I need to paint my porch- Again! Darn snow and ice!!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#1 posted 408 days ago

Nice work on both. Like the tops.

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#2 posted 408 days ago

Very nice tables : )

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#3 posted 408 days ago

Those are some very nice tables. The woods work well together.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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#4 posted 408 days ago

nice work ,finish looks good like the contrast on the base.

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#5 posted 408 days ago

Very nice work Robert

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#6 posted 408 days ago

Beautiful job on tables as shown in so much of your work Robert

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#7 posted 407 days ago

Beee-u-teeeeee-ful !

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Nate Meadows

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#8 posted 407 days ago

These are beautiful! Great Work!!!


-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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#9 posted 407 days ago

Brilliant! It looks so awesome.If you’re looking for additional surface area in your home, or if you want to accentuate your lighting or add to your decor, an end table is what you need.With end tables, you get a great place to set down items, plus, they add a nice decorative element to your space as well.

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#10 posted 405 days ago

Whoa!!!!!!!!!!!!! What beautiful tables…......never find them that nice in any store!!!!..........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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#11 posted 405 days ago

Great looking tables indeed! Like the top and the legs, beautiful grain and wood combo. Great job!

#12 posted 364 days ago

Ok quit hiding things from me lol never heard you talk about this either.

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