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Project by BuckI posted 07-09-2013 10:16 PM 851 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this in 2001 per plans purchased from The New Yankee Workshop. It was made from Cherry purchased from a local farmer from Utica, Ohio. The boards all came from the same tree and it was finished with Tung Oil (several coats I recall). The legs are tappered on the interior sides down to 3/4 of an inch. The drawers were not dovetailed I’m now ashamed to say, but I used a lock rabbit joint on the table saw. Just getting around to posting a few things after 12 years, but gald I did.

-- Kevin, Ohio





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 07-10-2013 02:40 AM

That is a really nice job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 07-10-2013 11:57 AM

Very nice looking table, you did a great job.

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

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BuckI

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#3 posted 07-10-2013 12:56 PM

thanks for the kinds words, I appreciate it.

-- Kevin, Ohio

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gforcegarcia

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#4 posted 07-10-2013 01:17 PM

Looks nice! I like lock rabbet joints. Fast and easy. By the time I remember how to use my dovetail jig, I have a completed drawer.

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OakHill

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#5 posted 07-10-2013 06:30 PM

Very nice work, looks great.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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#6 posted 07-12-2013 02:50 PM

Great work, it looks good. Like the Cherry. Great design, very nice tapered legs. Well done!

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 07-12-2013 04:40 PM

This is a very nice looking table. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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