Walnut and Maple Side Table

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Project by Birky posted 10-19-2013 02:01 AM 863 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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#1 posted 10-19-2013 04:18 AM

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

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#2 posted 10-19-2013 04:34 AM

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

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#3 posted 10-19-2013 05:12 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting!

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#4 posted 10-19-2013 08:03 AM

What a great table…. Well done….

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#5 posted 10-20-2013 03:14 AM

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

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#6 posted 10-20-2013 04:13 PM

beautiful piece. very inspiring

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#7 posted 10-20-2013 04:24 PM

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

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 10-23-2013 04:25 PM

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

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