side table

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Project by CLWidener posted 05-25-2013 01:06 AM 755 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from Spanish Cedar. The aprons are connected with dowel joints and top is attached with shop made table top fasteners. First table with tapered legs. Finished with Watco teak oil and rubbed down with a few coats of finishing paste.

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 05-25-2013 02:31 AM

Very nice table you made there! Great having dowel joints, too.
Did you make a taper jig for the table saw to make the legs?


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#2 posted 05-25-2013 12:09 PM

I made a one time use taper jig. It was useful but not adjustable. Next time around I’ll make a fully adjustable jig with a clamping system. I have seen a number of nice taper jigs here on LJ. Thanks for taking a look.

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#3 posted 05-25-2013 02:32 PM

Nice simple lines and looks good. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 05-25-2013 03:41 PM

Damn nice job on the table CL. Very nice lines.

-- Mark

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#5 posted 05-28-2013 11:42 AM

Great job on side table.Side table is very useful in the home.It is important to place side table in a planned place. The furniture placement will determine the character of the room. It is therefore up to you to create the right impression using this item.

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