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Project by bilsborough posted 06-14-2008 05:54 PM 1719 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this for friend several years ago. It is one of the first pieces of furniture i made. It is red oak and rosewood.
Asian influence, i think I got the idea from a picture of a bed on the internet.

I used some bridal joints.
bridal joint
Through mortise and tenon
through tenon
Its a little rough but pretty good for my skill level at the time.
nice pic

-- What do you learn from being right?

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#1 posted 06-14-2008 06:40 PM

Very nice!

I want to see more big photos. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 06-14-2008 07:22 PM

little rough , what you talkin. i love the design, what finish did you use?thanks

-- eric post, tallahassee FL

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#3 posted 06-14-2008 08:23 PM

thats really nice. I love the look of the through mortise and tenons. great job!

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#4 posted 06-14-2008 11:44 PM

Very nice looking table. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#5 posted 06-15-2008 12:49 AM

Great table. I too am curious about how you finished it?

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#6 posted 06-15-2008 04:50 PM

Great looking table. I really like the details.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#7 posted 06-17-2008 12:09 AM

Very unique…I love the joinery. You did a great job. Thanks for showing it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#8 posted 06-19-2008 06:16 AM

Nice table, I would like to try something like this someday.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#9 posted 10-17-2008 12:39 PM

Thats a nice coffee table.

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