Cherry Dining Set

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Project by path65 posted 07-29-2013 07:23 AM 1512 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just completed this dining set for the kitchen. All cherry with a Arm a Seal finish. Chairs are Kevin Rodel design. Table is a simple 3 X 5 top mounted on tapered legs. Gandpa Doodie’s class on Lumberjocks was very helpful.

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#1 posted 07-29-2013 12:16 PM

great looking table and chairs.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 07-29-2013 01:06 PM

Beautiful dinnig set. I love this simple style, straight lines.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 07-29-2013 01:21 PM

Very nice work! Looking forward to see your next project

-- John, Illinois,

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#4 posted 07-29-2013 10:42 PM

The dining table and chairs look great…job well done.

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

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#5 posted 07-29-2013 11:03 PM

Very nice looking set.

-- Art

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#6 posted 07-30-2013 12:50 PM

Thanks for the nice compliments. I like Rodel’s design. Very reasonable (not easy), for my first chair building attempt.

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#7 posted 07-30-2013 04:45 PM

Beautiful set…very nice work.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#8 posted 07-30-2013 05:13 PM

I can’t believe you only have one picture of this fine dining set! We need more pictures!
I have the plans, waiting for the right moment to build a few of these chairs.
Did you stick with the half lap dovetails, or use Grandpa’s method on the lower cross rails?

Nice work. This set would elevate any home to a veritable showroom, and it certainly looks great in your home.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#9 posted 07-30-2013 07:51 PM

I cheated and used dominoes for all of the side, back, and front rails. Was much easier to control all of the angles on the side rails. I used mortise and tenon on the back splat.

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#10 posted 07-31-2013 10:35 PM

Very nice work. Are you planning to keep the place mats on the table all the time? If so, the cherry may get darker in the uncovered areas.


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

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#11 posted 07-31-2013 10:38 PM

Nice cherry dining set.

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#12 posted 08-01-2013 03:34 PM

Beautiful cherry dining set! Great design, very well executed and nice finish. Great work!

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