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Project by ontheroad posted 07-28-2014 03:44 AM 1442 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This my second project. The first was a shaker table just like this made for my mom for her birthday. It is all hand toolexcept the leg tapers done on my contractor table saw. Finished with danish oil and poly. My wife likes it as a. Bedside table, so now we neec another for my side.. I started that but it is on hold.. i just needed to do something different. I hope you like it you all have inspired me to try other projects. Thank you looking.

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#1 posted 07-28-2014 03:57 AM

Nice work!

-- I do this for fun.

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#2 posted 07-28-2014 04:04 AM

Thank you Matt.

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#3 posted 07-28-2014 08:37 AM

That is lovely well done

-- I'm not creative, I'm just bad at copying

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#4 posted 07-28-2014 01:02 PM

Nice work, great looking table – tight joinery, great looking dovetails.
You don’t mention the wood, which looks like cherry, without any stain or dye. Correct?

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 07-28-2014 01:13 PM

Thank you, yes you are right cherry no stain or dye just the oil and poly finish.

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#6 posted 07-28-2014 01:21 PM

Clean, simple and very well done! I really like this.

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#7 posted 07-28-2014 03:26 PM

Elegant and simple! Well done! I’ve been looking to do something like this as well!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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#8 posted 07-28-2014 04:21 PM

You did a fine job on this table. Keep up the good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#9 posted 07-28-2014 05:07 PM

Thank you for all the nice comments thats very encourageing for a newbie like me.

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#10 posted 07-29-2014 01:52 AM

Very nice work and mostly hand tools are you sure your a newbie :)

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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