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Project by cheller posted 04-04-2007 03:34 PM 1368 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this several years ago. It’s based on a plan from Popular Woodworking. Most of my projects end up in my family’s houses (or stuck in limbo in my shop). This one sits next to my sofa.

The wood is cherry and it’s finished with a cherry Danish oil. The aprons and stretchers attach to the legs with mortise and tenons.

-- Chelle http://artsgranddaughter.blogspot.com





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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 04-04-2007 03:57 PM

Very Nice
You did an excellent job in grain match up on the tabletop.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Bill

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#2 posted 04-04-2007 04:31 PM

Great job Chelle. You have that craftsman look down it seems.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 04-04-2007 04:31 PM

Very pretty!!! I need a couple like this to help tame the stacks of newspapers and magazines that seem to reproduce while we are asleep.

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

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Lou

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#4 posted 04-04-2007 06:19 PM

great work, i should make myself one of these to hold my magazines…

-- "What one can make with good tools is limited only by one's talent" (lucius-hill@comcast.net)

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 04-04-2007 06:36 PM

looks like a great place to put woodworking magazines and all stored in this beautiful piece of furniture you’d be inspired to make something every time you sat down on the couch/sofa

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

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Chip

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#6 posted 04-04-2007 07:12 PM

Beautiful work Chelle. Are you making a Thorsen table? You certainly have the know-how. Look forward to seeing more pieces. Thanks for sharing.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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cheller

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#7 posted 04-04-2007 10:55 PM

Thanks all. I just picked up the lumber for my Thorsen table today. I’m a little concerned about finishing it on time, but I’m going to give it a shot.

-- Chelle http://artsgranddaughter.blogspot.com

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MsDebbieP

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#8 posted 04-04-2007 11:12 PM

what’s the count down number, anyway??
May:31
April: 30 – 4= 26

57 days and counting

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

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Karson

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#9 posted 04-04-2007 11:28 PM

Lots of time. Nice table.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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oscorner

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#10 posted 04-05-2007 04:27 AM

Very nice table. Great woodworking.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#11 posted 07-26-2007 05:17 PM

Nice job Cheller. It clearly supports a lot of weight so nobody could fairly criticize your joinery!

I can see an Apple brick adapter on the flor, is there a PowerBook close maybe? :o)

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