Walnut Hall Table

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Blog series by johngoes updated 01-19-2009 04:17 AM 2 parts 2221 reads 3 comments total

Part 1: Concept for table with sketchup

01-16-2009 07:10 PM by johngoes | 1 comment »

I have decided to build a hallway table with two large walnut boards I bought last year (from craigslist). I have included two sketchup drawings of the concept. It will be 15” deep x 40” long x 31 1/2” tall and fits at the top of my second story stair landing. The detail picture shows where I’ll use some left-over cherry to border the drawers and rails with cherry that I will bead for effect. The drawing also shows a cherry inlay strip and circle, but if I have a good...

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Part 2: Processing Raw Walnut

01-19-2009 04:17 AM by johngoes | 2 comments »

Several months ago a coworker clued me in to a craigslist walnut entry. We went and checked it out and I decided to buy two of the 5 boards. With jigsaw and bandsaw I converted two large raw walnut boards to pieces sized for the various components of the Walnut Hallway Table I’ll build. I left everything in the original 8/4 thickness and stickered them for a couple weeks until they settle into their new sizes. Raw Walnut Boards I set up saw horses and rollers to support the boards...

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