Oak Sofa Table

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Project by Alongiron posted 04-02-2015 09:49 PM 1897 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So what do you do with some extra pieces of wood in the shop? You make a sofa table. This one is out of Red Oak and finished off with a dark walnut oil and 3 coats of clear shellac. The top also has a coat of quick dry Poly and a couple of coats of wax applied to it. It was a fun project and fills a need everyone has.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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#1 posted 04-02-2015 09:52 PM

Beautiful work as usual. I just love the finishes you get.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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#2 posted 04-02-2015 09:56 PM

Thanks Andy.. my finishes have been getting better of late. I starting using only bristle brushes am getting a much smoother finish! I vow never again to use a foam brush for anything. I also too have been playing around with an air sprayer I recently picked up but have not yet used it on a finished piece.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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#3 posted 04-02-2015 10:47 PM

Steve, nicely executed and it is a very practical project.

-- Art

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#4 posted 04-03-2015 12:32 AM

Very nice table, Steve!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 04-04-2015 10:25 PM

good idea , like it

-- Ireland, Galway .... fingers! "we dont sell them"

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