Federal Blue Shaker Table

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Project by rivercitywoodworker posted 08-16-2013 08:02 AM 646 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Shaker table made from white ash. Mortise and tenon joinery for the aprons and lower rail, half-lap dovetail for the top rail. Through dovetails on the drawer. Federal Blue Milk Paint from The Real Milk Paint Company with two coats of butcher block oil.

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#1 posted 08-16-2013 09:22 AM

I like the color. I’m going to try it on my next table project.

-- accidental woodworker

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#2 posted 08-16-2013 10:52 AM

Very nice!

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#3 posted 08-16-2013 01:38 PM

Great job!! Welcome to LJ’s and thanks for posting.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 08-16-2013 02:33 PM

Like it… I did something similar in yellow... but I used a dye and not milk paint… since then, milk paint is better choice.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#5 posted 08-17-2013 02:10 PM

very nice,great table.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#6 posted 08-20-2013 03:34 PM

Good looking and well made table! Like the tapered slim legs and the blue color.

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