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Project by Birky posted 280 days ago 689 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw this table in an issue of Fine Woodworking and decided to make it with scraps leftover from my workbench build and some free walnut from a friend. Working out the angles for the legs was a little tricky but a full-size drawing of the top helped transfer the joints the to the legs. The finish was 5 coats of an oil based polyurethane cut in-half with mineral spirits.

-- - Chris





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 280 days ago

Great job on the table. Love the contrasting of the woods

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#2 posted 280 days ago

Very nice. I like the look and combination of woods.

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#3 posted 280 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting!

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#4 posted 279 days ago

What a great table…. Well done….

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

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#5 posted 279 days ago

A very nice delicate piece. You should be very happy with your efforts. Lots of patience required for the amount of finishing.

-- Skilled craftsman are not cheap, cheap craftsman are not skilled. Bert, Wooster

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#6 posted 278 days ago

beautiful piece. very inspiring

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#7 posted 278 days ago

This is a real nice table and you’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 275 days ago

Beautiful side table! Great wood selection and the finish is flawless. Great job!

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