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Shaker Style - Walnut End Table

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Project by MaroonGoon posted 193 days ago 650 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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Gary

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#1 posted 193 days ago

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

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

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dnick

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#2 posted 193 days ago

A nice piece. Looks good.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#3 posted 192 days ago

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

-- Red -- "There's nothin' in the world so sad as talking to a man, who never knew his life was his for making." Ray LaMontagne

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#4 posted 192 days ago

Nice, I like the sapwood streaks.

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#5 posted 189 days ago

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

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