Shaker Style - Walnut End Table

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Project by MaroonGoon posted 01-20-2014 03:34 PM 1117 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an end table I made of walnut. I used basic shaker style components including tapered legs and a top with a tapered bottom edge. I laminated four pieces of walnut together for the top and used 4/4 for the aprons and 6/4 for the legs. I made a leg tapering jig specifically for this project and will be able to use it for future projects as well.

Some of you may have noticed me doing some finishing work in my kitchen from my earlier thread, that was for this project. And lets just say, I wont be doing much more finishing inside after that one experience :-/ haha Oh well, it was fun and convenient while it lasted…

-- "Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone." -- Pablo Picasso

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#1 posted 01-20-2014 03:44 PM

Nice work, Eric. What kind of finish did you use?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 01-21-2014 04:18 AM

A nice piece. Looks good.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#3 posted 01-21-2014 05:39 PM

Excellent! The key is to get the Mrs. hooked on your furniture too. This is a good start;)

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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#4 posted 01-21-2014 05:53 PM

Nice, I like the sapwood streaks.

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#5 posted 01-24-2014 03:48 PM

Classy table, great design and beautiful wood. Like the tapered legs and nice finish. Great job!

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