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Project by schroeder posted 159 days ago 1303 views 11 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my favorite clients and wonderful friend gave the opportunity to build her and her family a new dining room/kitchen table & stools. The project was not without “pain” (reminder to self – the most dangerous tool in MY shop is chisels!) – but fixed myself a nigh steak & bourbon when the project was complete and everything was fine again!

Client chose the table dimensions (its pretty high,36”). Once it was done, I could see where this height would provide a nice gathering place and comfortable kitchen table. I designed the stools (....and will blog the build for both the table & stools for those who may want the plans). The whole project is White Oak with ebony accents. Finish is golden oak 210B and satin poly. Great project! hundreds of hours. All mortise & tenon with a LOT of detail work – built this to last for generations. Client gave me a great deal of freedom in design and time-frame, she was happy with the final result and that’s all that matters – The best project are the ones I build for friends!

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe





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Karson

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#1 posted 159 days ago

Schroeder: A beautiful table and stools.

My wife wants a Pub table for the extra grandkids to eat off when the gang is here. I look forward to your blogs.

-- 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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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 159 days ago

Great looking work. Good helper as well.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Jokker78

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#3 posted 159 days ago

I love it! Great work.
How did you do the top of the stools , and what is the size of the seat part?

-- Measure once, cut , measure again, cut and damn its still to short

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Charles Maxwell

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#4 posted 159 days ago

Nice! Could have left the self inflicted wound out.

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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blackcherry

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#5 posted 159 days ago

Nice table and chairs as well as a great looking lab!

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TerryS

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#6 posted 159 days ago

White oak is my favorite wood, 1/4 sawn is the frosting on the cake. I like the through tenon joints. Great job on the entire project. Be careful with those chisels!

TerryS

-- Terry

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kaerlighedsbamsen

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#7 posted 159 days ago

Looks like a set that will be inherited by her children. Thanks for sharing!
Looking forward to read you blog as well

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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gamygeezer

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#8 posted 159 days ago

Great looking table, I like the lighter finish on oak, there is so much really dark stuff. Chocolate is great for a dog, though. I keep a box of nitrile gloves in the shop, slip one on when I nick myself. Keeps the wound and the project clean.

Ken

-- What's a vibrant young guy like me doing in a broken down old body like this?

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vskgaming

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#9 posted 159 days ago

Beautiful details and good looking….looking forward to your blog post on these :)

-- VSKGAMING

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Rick

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#10 posted 159 days ago

Very Nice Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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pintodeluxe

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#11 posted 159 days ago

That came out really nice. Love those breadboard ends.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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Bob Current

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#12 posted 159 days ago

Nice shop, great lab, very nice project, suggest hydrogen peroxide for blood stain removal, I buy the quart bottles for my shop and truck.

-- When you are wrong admit it, when you are right forget it.

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Mean_Dean

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#13 posted 159 days ago

Great looking table and stools! Those breadboard ends are terrific, and I’m sure your client is just going to love her new furniture!

-- Dean

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Cricket

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#14 posted 159 days ago

Absolutely gorgeous and the steak looks yummy too! :-)

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iamcliff

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#15 posted 159 days ago

Awesome. Love the Greene and Greene details.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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