LumberJocks

Walnut table

  • Advertise with us
Project by MichaelT77 posted 307 days ago 892 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





15 comments so far

View neverstoplearnin's profile

neverstoplearnin

44 posts in 481 days


#1 posted 307 days ago

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

-- *God is Good*

View Buckethead's profile

Buckethead

782 posts in 375 days


#2 posted 307 days ago

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

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

View Tomoose's profile

Tomoose

278 posts in 1880 days


#3 posted 307 days ago

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

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

View Dusty56's profile

Dusty56

11609 posts in 2195 days


#4 posted 307 days ago

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

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

View gfadvm's profile

gfadvm

9595 posts in 1197 days


#5 posted 307 days ago

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

View aussiedave's profile

aussiedave

2811 posts in 331 days


#6 posted 307 days ago

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....

View kdc68's profile

kdc68

1737 posts in 783 days


#7 posted 307 days ago

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

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

View waho6o9's profile

waho6o9

4458 posts in 1084 days


#8 posted 307 days ago

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

excellent joinery makes this table a master piece.

View david38's profile

david38

945 posts in 850 days


#9 posted 306 days ago

nice looking table

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

14640 posts in 1373 days


#10 posted 306 days ago

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

View blackcherry's profile

blackcherry

3130 posts in 2330 days


#11 posted 306 days ago

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

View tinnman65's profile

tinnman65

1066 posts in 1921 days


#12 posted 306 days ago

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

View dnick's profile

dnick

873 posts in 889 days


#13 posted 306 days ago

A really nice piece. Beautiful wood, great job.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

View Roger's profile

Roger

13076 posts in 1311 days


#14 posted 304 days ago

A wow table. That grain really pops.

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

View MichaelT77's profile

MichaelT77

109 posts in 619 days


#15 posted 303 days ago

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase