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Project by BillF posted 2158 days ago 2433 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this for my son and daughter-in-law. There is a matching coffee table partially completed in the shop now.

It held a bunch of 1st for me, 1st time using a dye, 1st drawer and 1st time using a router to cut my mortises (much easier).

Made of QSWO with all mortise and tenon construction. They wanted a darker stain then I had done before so that is where the dye came in. I mixed 1/3 brown mahogany and 2/3 dark walnut. Then on top of that a coat red chestnut stain. It turned out pretty good and I am pleased with the finished project.

-- Master of my domain (My wife says so).





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BamaCummins

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#1 posted 2158 days ago

Great looking project. Mighty fine for your first time. Pretty satisfying isn’t it?

I’m sure the son will treasure this for years to come.

-- "I don't know, we haven't played Alabama yet." -- Vince Lombardi after being asked what it felt like to be the greatest football team in the world just after winning the '66 Super Bowl.

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 2158 days ago

Fantastic job! I really think the color looks great, even thoughI usually like lighter finishes.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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trifern

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#3 posted 2158 days ago

Nice looking end table. I bet your son and his wife are thrilled. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Dean

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#4 posted 2157 days ago

Very nice, I love mission style!

-- "Skol, Vikings"

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Douglas Krueger

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#5 posted 2157 days ago

A fine looking piece of Mission, always one of my favorites. Looking forward to seeing the coffee table.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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Bigbuck

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#6 posted 2157 days ago

Very nice, I am sure your son and his wife are very proud of it

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Pathpounder

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#7 posted 2157 days ago

Just my style. Beautiful.

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Garyb6

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#8 posted 2157 days ago

Nice. On my list to build. Did you work from plans or did you develop your own plans?

-- Garyb6, “True simplicity does not reveal the tremendous effort it requires.” - Somerset Maugham

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MsDebbieP

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#9 posted 2157 days ago

fabulous!! and congrats on your “firsts”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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BillF

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#10 posted 2157 days ago

Thanks for all the comments. Charlie I have to agree with you, I too prefer a lighter stain. Especially when using QSWO. But, they were set on having it darker so that’s what they got. They are very pleased with it. My son mentioned how much he liked the color multiple times. Gary to answer your question, I worked from a plan purchased from Woodcraft Magazine. The design was done by Jim Probst, you should check out his web site at probstfurniture.com. Thanks for asking the question. I try to give credit where credit is due and these were great plans.

-- Master of my domain (My wife says so).

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ND2ELK

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#11 posted 2156 days ago

Nice looking table. You did a great job on this piece. Thanks for posting.

God bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Callum Kendall

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#12 posted 2154 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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pokieone

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#13 posted 2051 days ago

Very nice build. I am envious!

-- I will not preach, nor will I be silent.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#14 posted 1902 days ago

Nice Mission Style End Table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 1901 days ago

sooo nice

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