Mid Century inspired End Table

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Project by Drew posted 03-09-2014 09:36 PM 2042 views 14 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mid Century Modern inspired, this End Table is made from one solid piece of 6/4 Ash (17” wide) and features a “waterfall grain pattern” where the grain ‘flows’ over the edges. The leg set is made from Walnut and is built to last.

At 24”wide x 17” deep x 20” not only does this make a perfect End Table but can also be used for a Nightstand.


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#1 posted 03-09-2014 11:47 PM

Very cool/ Love the style.

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#2 posted 03-10-2014 12:23 AM

Oh wow you have captured the 1950’s look with a more stable base. Most of the 50’s stuff had screw on legs using a bolt with machine threads on one end and wood threads on the other (can’t remember the name of the bolt … Grrr) Hanger bolt??

Any ways, after the kids (us) climbed on it a few times the legs were wobbly and we got whooped. (I was about 8)

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#3 posted 03-10-2014 12:51 AM

Very nice design and craftmanship

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#4 posted 03-10-2014 12:57 AM

great looking table. the waterfall grain looks super and the leg structure certainly is very solid and well built. Overall a very nice table!.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 03-10-2014 01:35 AM

Nice job. The table has the Haywood Wakefield look.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 03-10-2014 05:07 AM

Nice job. The table has the The is Flipping Awesome look.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#7 posted 03-10-2014 02:53 PM

Very cool. You really did this nicely

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#8 posted 03-10-2014 11:27 PM

Very nice design and looks to be very well built. Well done.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#9 posted 03-12-2014 01:37 AM

Thanks. Yea, I can’t stand those screw on legs.


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#10 posted 03-12-2014 02:29 PM

Nice job—just my style, and I love the contrast between the two woods. Thanks for sharing.

-- Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.

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#11 posted 03-17-2014 02:11 PM

Wonderful end table! Cool style and the wood is gorgeous. Beautiful work!

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