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Project by blackcherry posted 514 days ago 1670 views 7 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here a small Shaker style table made from B.E. Maple and PA. Black Cherry. The tapered leg were form on the band saw and clean up with hand planes. I used my Festool’s Domino to attach the legs to the apron. The finish is a mixture of BLO, wood filler and quick dry varnish and then wipe on in multiple coats and then buff off for a smooth satin patina. This table will land up at a spring show this up coming craft season. Thanks for viewing BC





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PurpLev

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#1 posted 514 days ago

beautiful work – very elegant, and the color contrasts are spot on!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Lenny

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#2 posted 514 days ago

Very nice piece Wilson. That black cherry has such a rich dark tone to it. It’s beautiful stuff and serves as a great compliment to the birdseye maple.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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SPalm

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#3 posted 514 days ago

Oh my. That is sweet.
Good design, wood selection, and execution.

You seem to hitting it from all angles; dominos and hand planes.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Karson

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#4 posted 514 days ago

Beautiful table. The cherry looks like some well aged cherry and not some new growth.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 514 days ago

This table is beautiful and I love the contrasting wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Don W

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#6 posted 514 days ago

that’s purdy!!! Some great use of contrasting wood.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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bondogaposis

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#7 posted 514 days ago

Beautiful table there. That is some awesome BE maple.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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489tad

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#8 posted 514 days ago

Maple top is stunning. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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shopmania

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#9 posted 514 days ago

sweet! Beautiful wood, awesome looking dovetails!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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Grampa_Doodie

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#10 posted 514 days ago

Gorgeous work!!

Dale.

-- If at first you don't succeed...DO NOT try skydiving.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 513 days ago

Beautiful shaker table, nice choice of woods.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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gfadvm

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#12 posted 513 days ago

A beautiful little table with great woods! I can’t believe the drawer sides are birdseye. That is real class.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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woodrookieII

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#13 posted 513 days ago

Very very nice.

....rookieII

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ShaneA

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#14 posted 513 days ago

Yeah, going with the BE maple on the drawer sides is over the top nice. Great looking piece.

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Mauricio

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#15 posted 513 days ago

Great work man! Much nicer than the one I made.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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