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Project by Padre posted 01-12-2010 02:48 AM 2247 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was making this table when I had my terrible accident in June. It had all the parts complete, and the top was all glued up, but it all needed to be put back together.

I had a heck of a time finishing this table because every time I looked at it I was reminded of what happened to me. Finally, I finished it on Saturday.

It has mahogany cockbeading around the drawer and around the entire bottom of the table. You can’t really see it that great in the picture.

This is a match to the hall table I made earlier. There is no stain used, just Waterlox original. I used the Waterlox high gloss on the hall table.

That’s one of my bowls on the table as well.

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#1 posted 01-12-2010 03:12 AM

Well done. That cherry looks great.

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#2 posted 01-12-2010 03:26 AM

Very nice table. Great work.
I hope you wiil be more careful using machines and wish bad things will never happen to you.
Enjoy woodworking the safe way.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 01-12-2010 03:43 AM

super table looks great


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#4 posted 01-12-2010 05:32 AM

Thanks for the post. I have some cherry and am wanting to make a desk out of it. I’ll definitely use some of your design elements!

-- Tim, Plant City FL

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#5 posted 01-12-2010 01:44 PM

looks good

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#6 posted 01-15-2010 08:52 PM

Very nice …gotta love Natural Cherry : )
I just finished a project with Waterlox on Black Walnut , but I can’t capture its beauty with my digital camera : (

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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