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Project by MichaelT77 posted 06-21-2013 08:45 PM 1002 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut table. Hand-cut dovetails, and mortise and tenons. A lot of work with very sharp planes. First time using shellac as a finish. Seems like it will take some practice to get good at it. Haven’t yet decided on the drawer pull. I really need to clean my basement.

-- Michael T, Pittsburgh, PA





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neverstoplearnin

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#1 posted 06-21-2013 08:55 PM

That is a beautiful table. very nice work on the dovetails also. Good Job!!

-- *God is Good*

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Buckethead

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#2 posted 06-21-2013 09:59 PM

Lovely table. The dovetails are particularly sharp looking. Such pretty wood… No wonder its difficult to commit to hardware.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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Tomoose

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#3 posted 06-21-2013 10:03 PM

nice work – the grain on the drawer front really pops. Dovetails look great.

-- cut it twice and it's still too short...

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 06-21-2013 10:18 PM

That drawer front is beautiful ! Nice table over all : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 06-22-2013 12:16 AM

Beautiful table! That finish looks very nice from here. Drawer pull HAS to be wooden!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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aussiedave

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#6 posted 06-22-2013 01:42 AM

A very nice table…dove tails look great and the drawers look like a piston fit….very very nice, well done.
Oh, and I am with gfadvm, wood pulls for sure.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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kdc68

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#7 posted 06-22-2013 01:51 AM

The grain really pops…beautiful details and crisp dovetails….

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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waho6o9

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#8 posted 06-22-2013 02:13 AM

Beautiful work MT77! The grain’s popping with a great color combo and

excellent joinery makes this table a master piece.

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david38

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#9 posted 06-22-2013 02:26 PM

nice looking table

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 06-22-2013 02:32 PM

This table is very attractive and the wood is beautiful. Well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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blackcherry

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#11 posted 06-22-2013 06:42 PM

Love this table and the draw front is really off the charts. I would only recommend to taper the underside of the table top add a real nice touch, but this came out wonderful…BC

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tinnman65

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#12 posted 06-22-2013 08:51 PM

Very nice table, looks like a great job on those dovetails and the finish is beautiful.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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dnick

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#13 posted 06-23-2013 03:26 AM

A really nice piece. Beautiful wood, great job.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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Roger

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#14 posted 06-24-2013 12:28 PM

A wow table. That grain really pops.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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MichaelT77

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#15 posted 06-25-2013 09:22 PM

Turned a knob from a piece of walnut. I’ll be drilling a small hole in the face of the drawer.

-- Michael T, Pittsburgh, PA

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