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White Oak Dining Table and Bench

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Project by J posted 506 days ago 4500 views 24 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a white oak Parsons style dining table and a matching bench.
The table measures 30” high, 42” wide, 88” long. The top is 1-5/8” thick.
The bench is 18” high, 16” wide, and 74” long, it can seat 3 very large adults. The top is also 1-5/8” thick.

The legs are attached to the rails with mortise and tenon joinery. Because the pieces are so heavy, I only used a few unglued dowels to keep the tops squared to their rails and legs, but I also used pocket screws on the bench seat to prevent the top from un intentionally coming off should someone want to move it.

The corners are all rounded over 3/16”
I used a router jig and sled on rails to level the slabs.

The table is finished with a food grade oil based acrylic and was then coated and buffed with paste wax.

-J





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Derec

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#1 posted 506 days ago

Very nice and elegant in its simplicity! I like it a lot!

-- Derec

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josh

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#2 posted 506 days ago

A minimalists dream

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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dshute

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#3 posted 506 days ago

That’s a really nice design and the white oak suits it well.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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David Regan

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#4 posted 506 days ago

Very sturdy, looks like that will be around for years! Finish looks really nice too.

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whitebeast88

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#5 posted 506 days ago

very nice table and bench.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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jaysonic

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#6 posted 506 days ago

Very nice, very nice!

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 505 days ago

Beautiful and simple

-- 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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Marcus

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#8 posted 505 days ago

My idea of a perfect table. great work.

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NaFianna

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#9 posted 505 days ago

Beautiful design and wood – I love it.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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Jojy

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#10 posted 505 days ago

Love it. Reminds me of the Big Sur table from Crate and Barrel.

-- Jojy, Dallas

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paxorion

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#11 posted 504 days ago

Awesome work. Reminds me of the Restoration Hardware Parson’s Table.
http://www.restorationhardware.com/catalog/product/product.jsp?productId=prod1870612

-- paxorion

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 502 days ago

Beautiful and skillfully built table and bench. Great design, wood choice and the finish as well.

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scoot1111

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#13 posted 502 days ago

awesome and minimal. right down my alley..

-- scott

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joseph000

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#14 posted 480 days ago

Nice job on making such a beautiful table and bench.A solid oak dining table is a popular choice of furniture to have in a dining room not just for dining reasons, but also as the centerpiece adding character and atmosphere to the room.

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jordanp

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#15 posted 378 days ago

nice table… very nice

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy

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