Walnut Table

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Project by David posted 06-25-2013 06:45 PM 869 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut side table that I designed and made for a friend. The secondary wood for the drawer sides and bottom is pine. All the joints were handcut, with pegged mortise and tenon on the leg/skirt joints. The sides and back have an applied cockbeading that seemed to add a nice detail to the piece. I finished the piece with an oil/varnish mix and a couple of coats of wax. All in all, I was very happy with the piece except for the knobs that they selected for the piece.

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#1 posted 06-25-2013 08:34 PM

Very nice table. I agree with your opinion on the drawer pulls, but as they say: The customer is always right.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 06-25-2013 10:19 PM

Great looking table David…(feel like I am talking to myself here…lol) Nice tapered legs always make a table, the walnut grain is beautiful and the finish is great. The square drawer pulls really work with the table design….
Great job.

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

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#3 posted 06-26-2013 02:21 PM

Beautiful table. the joinery and details look great. I like the beading detail you added, it is a nice fine look.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 06-28-2013 02:18 PM

Very beautiful, like the walnut and the design. Love the drawers with pretty dovetails. The pulls go well with it. Great job!

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#5 posted 06-28-2013 02:47 PM

This is a very nice table. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#6 posted 06-29-2013 11:48 PM

Very nice. I agree with you on the knobs.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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