Mission Coffee & End Tables

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Project by Thinkerf posted 06-21-2013 02:48 PM 1263 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally found a set of plans that both my wife and myself liked ( there are so many different styles and configurations). They are made of white, quarter sawn oak and finished with “mission oak” varathane and Waterlox Original sealer/finish with medium sheen. The plans came from Woodcraft and for the most part were fairly easy to follow. I am a newbie at this stuff and had never worked with QS oak before. Found it a bit of a challenge to finish the end and edge grains the way I wanted but on a whole it turned out pretty good. My wife put them in the living room so they must be OK!!

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#1 posted 06-21-2013 03:59 PM

These look great! I like the in-process photos you included. They should last a lifetime.


-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso

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#2 posted 06-21-2013 05:23 PM

I really like those. Great job! If they pass the wife test then they must be good. :)

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#3 posted 06-21-2013 05:56 PM

Good looking, stylish projects.
They came out great!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#4 posted 06-22-2013 12:07 AM

Beautiful coffee and end tables, they look great and stylish too….well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#5 posted 06-22-2013 12:44 AM

Very nice! Keep up the good work.

-- Art

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#6 posted 06-25-2013 02:10 PM

Great design and execution. They are classy and looks great in the living room. Great job!

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