Painted Table

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My wife saw this on a visit to Amish country, so I took a few measurements and made her one. It is made from Poplar (which is painted) and the top is Cherry. I used lye to give the top an “aged” look, then put some varnish and wax on it after it dried. The legs taper from the shelf down to about 7/8 of an inch. I used mortise and tenon joinery and a lock miter for the drawer.

-- Kevin, Ohio

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#1 posted 414 days ago

this is very nice. It has a clean look in white. Should last forever. Thanks for sharing it.

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#2 posted 414 days ago

Very nicely done, it looks great.

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

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#3 posted 414 days ago

Thanks for the kind words.

-- Kevin, Ohio

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#4 posted 414 days ago

Nice job!
I really like the painted base with solid wood top.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#5 posted 412 days ago

Great work, it is beautiful and matches the walls and floor.

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