Mission Side Tables

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Project by Bigmuddyriver posted 12-20-2014 07:28 AM 1901 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just finished these mission side tables for wifey. Took about a year not because they were that hard, just couldn’t find any shop time. These came from some woodsmith plans I think.

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#1 posted 12-20-2014 07:51 AM

Nice looking tables. I understand taking a year to complete the project…you aren’t alone in that universe (grin).

-- Christian, Husband, Grandpa, Salesman, amateur Woodworker.

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#2 posted 12-20-2014 02:37 PM

these look great – they are on my list to do so i can move my old ones to another room
i’m 8 months on a table that’s only half done so i hear you!

-- Greg Simon

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#3 posted 12-20-2014 03:38 PM

Very nicely done and look great.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 12-20-2014 04:13 PM

Well done! I just finished that same set and have a good start on the coffee table.

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#5 posted 12-20-2014 08:06 PM

Happy wife – Happy life!

Beautiful tables and nice tight joinery, coupled with great finish.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#6 posted 12-20-2014 11:03 PM

Very nice! Finish? Hardware source?

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#7 posted 12-21-2014 01:16 PM

Thanks everyone. Hardware source is Rockler. I was kind of shocked as to the price of the Craftsman type hardware but it is very good quality.

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#8 posted 12-21-2014 02:46 PM

Big Muddy, I built the same Woodsmith plan back in 2000 as a wedding gift for good friends. It still sits in their living room holding books and a reading lamp and more. Did you make the secret compartment?

-- Jon --Always remember, never live your life by a motto.

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