Arts and crafts cherry end table

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Project by buck_cpa posted 10-12-2014 01:13 AM 1960 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this end table from some really old cherry boards in my wife’s uncles’ barn. I found some pics online of what I wanted but had to design/dimension on my own. I finished it with a mixture of boiled linseed oil, Danish oil, poly, and mineral spirits. I’ve really enjoyed mixing finishes – I’ve found it hard to go wrong as long as I only mix oil based stuff together (obviously) and use plenty of mineral spirits (to simplify application) and sand, sand, sand. Thanks for checking it out.

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#1 posted 10-12-2014 01:19 AM

Very nicely crafted—and nice photographs.

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#2 posted 10-12-2014 01:28 AM

Nice. Those boards look sweet.

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#3 posted 10-12-2014 12:09 PM

Darn it!

I like this design better than the night stands I built – Great job!

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#4 posted 10-12-2014 05:32 PM

Nice work.

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#5 posted 10-12-2014 06:13 PM

This table turned out nicely.

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#6 posted 10-12-2014 06:46 PM

Great looking end table—and nice save of that beautiful cherry!

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#7 posted 10-13-2014 12:24 AM

That looks great

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#8 posted 10-13-2014 03:30 AM

A really nice piece . Well done.

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