Arts & Craft Side Table

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Project by Greg Mitchell posted 07-04-2008 05:40 AM 2440 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This table is out of Fine Woodworking magazine. It is built out of QS white oak. It is finished with brown dye, walnut stain, and a few coats of wipe on poly. Fun project to build.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#1 posted 07-04-2008 05:56 AM

Cooll, I like it. Looks like a stout little table.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Douglas Bordner

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#2 posted 07-04-2008 06:13 AM

Nice legs and stretchers. Your finishing schedule really popped those ray flecks. Good job!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#3 posted 07-04-2008 06:42 AM

Great little table. I like this plan.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#4 posted 07-04-2008 07:17 AM

You do nice work. table is well done.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 07-04-2008 12:40 PM

I love the Arts and Crafts style. Nice work!

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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#6 posted 07-04-2008 01:22 PM

Very nice. A&C is really timeless and you do it well.


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#7 posted 07-04-2008 01:42 PM


Beautiful job!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#8 posted 07-04-2008 01:53 PM

Really nice. I also like the stretchers with through tenons. Can you describe the finishing process more? Did you use a grain filer?

-- -- Jim E., Oswego, NY. Create, have fun, and work safely!

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#9 posted 07-04-2008 05:59 PM

Excellent execution. The finish is top-notch as well. Great project!

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

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#10 posted 07-04-2008 06:05 PM

Nice table – you got some good color out of it and some great ray fleck on the top…

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#11 posted 07-05-2008 08:56 AM

Nice table Greg.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 07-24-2008 09:55 PM

Very nice table. Quartersawn oak is my favorite wood. I like the Arts and Crafts style. Very nice. Great job.

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA

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