Reclaimed Red Oak Dining Table, Pegged Mortise and Tenons

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Project by ShawnWilkinson posted 341 days ago 1351 views 5 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 341 days ago

very nice,beautiful work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 341 days ago


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 341 days ago

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 341 days ago

This is good.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#6 posted 340 days ago

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

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 340 days ago

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

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#8 posted 340 days ago

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

-- Ben, England.

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#9 posted 340 days ago

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

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#10 posted 340 days ago

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

-- Hi. My name is bucket head and I'm a recovering framing carpenter.

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#11 posted 340 days ago

Thank you all very much.

Of course, the finish is 4 coats of Waterlox.

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#12 posted 337 days ago

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 288 days ago

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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