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Project by breadly posted 09-16-2013 02:54 PM 1293 views 10 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Peruvian Walnut & Maple – been on the to-do list for a long time.
Glued top but frame is mostly Kreg-Jig construction. I has some warts like most of my projects but the Mrs. likes it :-)
Lining up the drawer was a bear. It still closes a little rough.





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Jeff1984

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#1 posted 09-16-2013 02:57 PM

That is a beautiful table. I like the contrasting wood colors

-- Jeff, Call 911. Wait, I am 911

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Marty Smoley

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#2 posted 09-16-2013 04:04 PM

Nice table. I agree that the wood contrast is a nice touch.

-- Marty, http://www.wickedpiggy.com

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hoss12992

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#3 posted 09-16-2013 05:20 PM

Awesome job! Love the design and contrasting of the woods.

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baileyst

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#4 posted 09-16-2013 06:51 PM

Nice job I also like the colors. The taper on the legs is a nice touch also. Do you have a tapering jig for your tablesaw?

-- Bailey Indiana

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breadly

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#5 posted 09-16-2013 09:30 PM

Bailey – yes my secondhand table saw came with a nice adjustable tapering jig. This was my first time using it!

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Gibernak

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#6 posted 09-16-2013 10:02 PM

Very beautiful work, I really like the contrasts.

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 09-16-2013 11:13 PM

Wow great looking table, Love the wood choice.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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GenerationWW

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#8 posted 09-16-2013 11:43 PM

Very nice, I too like the contrast in the woods.

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George Coles

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#9 posted 09-17-2013 09:58 AM

Nice lines and contrast.

-- George Coles, Antipolo, Philippines

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aussiedave

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#10 posted 09-17-2013 10:11 PM

Beautiful coffee table…excellent job.

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

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mbs

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#11 posted 09-18-2013 01:29 AM

Very nice. Love the contrast

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

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Shawn LaFleur

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#12 posted 12-06-2013 05:16 PM

I really like the two tone projects. Do people typically stain the wood prior to assembling the pieces or after the final assembly ?

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breadly

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#13 posted 12-06-2013 05:25 PM

Shawn – in this instance I used two different woods (Maple and Walnut) to get the two-tone effect. They were finished after full assembly with a satin polyurethane with no tint.

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Shawn LaFleur

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#14 posted 12-06-2013 07:46 PM

Thanks. It is very nice. My wife would love something like that. Hopefully I can learn how to build these things.

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