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Project by RogerM posted 04-01-2014 09:59 PM 1341 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Air dried black walnut hall table to the wife’s specifications. Old school techniques with a lot of dovetails and only six screws (to hold the top on). Color achieved with one part golden oak Minwax stain, one part mineral spirits, and 1/4 part raw sienna pigment. Sealed with 1 part Seal Coat and one part alcohol. Final coat was 5 coats of 1 part semi gloss Minwax polyurethane mixed with one part mineral spirits (ragged on). Rubbed out with Libron Black Bison wax.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC





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#1 posted 04-01-2014 10:21 PM

Very nice hall table and well made. The walnut is really beautiful and a nice finish. Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 04-01-2014 11:48 PM

Nice work – i’m going to attempt a desk soon with joinery

Thanks for the project pics – they help a lot

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#3 posted 04-02-2014 01:00 AM

Great piece!!!

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#4 posted 04-02-2014 01:21 AM

Very nice table. Nice tight joinery, beautiful details, and great looking wood.

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#5 posted 04-02-2014 05:29 AM

Very Nice!

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#6 posted 04-02-2014 07:58 AM

Very nice.

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#7 posted 04-02-2014 08:12 AM

Nicely done.
Jim

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#8 posted 04-02-2014 02:52 PM

Beautiful table!

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#9 posted 04-02-2014 03:39 PM

Beautifully done table. The craftsmanship, details and wood selection are all top notch.

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#10 posted 04-02-2014 07:28 PM

Thanks to all of you for the nice compliments. They really mean something coming from this crowd.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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#11 posted 04-02-2014 08:21 PM

I like the design , and execution of that design, right all the way down to the finished table.It is really handsome. I have made one with flamed mahogony in a similar vein with regards to design but I slightly prefer your version LOL Alistair

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#12 posted 04-02-2014 10:19 PM

Well executed!

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