Reclaimed Red Oak Dining Table, Pegged Mortise and Tenons

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Project by ShawnWilkinson posted 05-18-2013 04:17 PM 4277 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pegged mortise and tenon joinery. I put together this nerdy video of the process. Had a great time building it.

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#1 posted 05-18-2013 05:29 PM

very nice,beautiful work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 05-18-2013 08:28 PM


You could cover those missing knots with a “Dutchman’s patch”…. suits the style too

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#3 posted 05-19-2013 02:13 AM

Very nice work.

-- Do something nice for me and I'll say thanks. Do something nice for my children and I'll be your friend forever.

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#4 posted 05-19-2013 04:25 AM

This is good.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#5 posted 05-19-2013 09:54 AM

Wow, from reclaimed wood to a masterpiece. Nice work.

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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#6 posted 05-19-2013 02:08 PM

Beautiful!! Well done and nice work on the video also.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 05-19-2013 06:49 PM

Very nice work.d in ais make two tables in the same spirit

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#8 posted 05-19-2013 09:46 PM

very nice, sir. Love the time you took to get the joinery spot on.

-- Ben, England.

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#9 posted 05-19-2013 10:08 PM

Gorgeous final product – I love watching you work! May I enquire as to what finish you applied?

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#10 posted 05-19-2013 10:48 PM

Amazingly beautiful. I would add that filling those knot holes would be criminal. They. Add to the piece’s appeal.

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#11 posted 05-19-2013 11:58 PM

Thank you all very much.

Of course, the finish is 4 coats of Waterlox.

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#12 posted 05-22-2013 02:21 PM

Lovely table with so much character. Like the knot holes and all. Great joinery and salvage of wood. Well done!

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#13 posted 07-10-2013 10:26 AM

Fantastic work.Oak wood dining tables are easy to maintain as any other wood furniture.Oak dining tables reflect an air of sophistication, grace and elegance. Most fine dining tables and chairs will be made of a hard wood like oak or mahogany.

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