Cherry Buffet Table

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Project by dlgWoodWork posted 09-30-2014 03:42 AM 1184 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished this simple cherry buffet table for my wife. I used pocket hole joinery because of the short time frame I had to build it in. I finished it with Arm-R-Seal and topped it off with a coat of Johnson’s finishing wax rubbed in with some 4/0 steel wool. It is super smooth and my wife loves it, which is the important thing.

I did not taper the legs because I was adding a bottom shelf. So to soften up the blocky look of the legs I cut a chamfer on the outside corners of each leg. I put the same chamfer profile on the bottom edge of the top.

The dimensions are 29” high, 14” wide, and 40” long.

All comments, critiques or questions are welcome.

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#1 posted 10-05-2014 01:47 AM

Nice buffet table. I like the process shots,too
I love pocket holes too!!

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#2 posted 10-05-2014 02:12 AM

Looks great. Chamfers are a great idea to break up the blockieness, not sure that is even a word, like it matters any more right. . Nice piece.


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#3 posted 10-24-2014 07:44 PM

Nice looking Cherry. My favorite wood to work with.

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