Tasmanian Blackwood Bedside Tables

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Project by DoctorDan posted 02-23-2010 06:28 AM 7026 views 7 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Timber: Tasmanian Blackwood (with sapwood feature), Huon Pine
Finish: Organoil Hard Burnishing Oil
Glue: Titebond II
Design: Original

Here’s two pieces I designed and built for my friend’s wedding. The legs were shaped by bandsaw, template and router, and rasp/sander. The legs are joined with tenons (miitred within the mortise). The draw was built with hand cut half and full dovetails with a floating solid base.

-- Daniel -

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#1 posted 02-23-2010 06:35 AM

Very very nice looking table excellently done. I like the top’s wood grain and colour.
Great work on the table and exploded sketchup!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 02-23-2010 06:36 AM

Very pretty, they remind me of bell bottom pants.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#3 posted 02-23-2010 07:39 AM

Very nice design. Great job!

-- Doug - As my Dad taught me, you're not a cabinet maker until you can hide your mistakes.

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Jim Reeves

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#4 posted 02-23-2010 09:10 AM

Very nnice job Daniel looks great

-- jim

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#5 posted 02-23-2010 03:09 PM

Good job Daniel, those look great.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#6 posted 02-23-2010 05:28 PM

I really like the incorporation of the sapwood, as well as the design of the legs… nice and curvy!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#7 posted 02-24-2010 12:28 AM

Excellent work Daniel.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 02-24-2010 03:38 AM

I like these tables. Well done.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#9 posted 02-24-2010 03:45 AM

Great Lookin Table

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#10 posted 02-24-2010 04:12 AM

Great wood and the legs are unique, nice job.

-- --RoB, Florida

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#11 posted 02-24-2010 06:47 AM

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#12 posted 02-24-2010 03:25 PM

I realy like the table legs. beautiful design and finish.

-- poor folks have poor ways-m. choate

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#13 posted 02-26-2010 10:29 PM

nice table~~~~

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#14 posted 04-03-2010 09:54 PM

Love the tables mate! I think I’m in love with Tasmanian Blackwood.

-- Jono, Vancouver, [email protected]

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#15 posted 05-23-2010 07:47 AM

table looks very nice the sapwood sets them to one of a kind tables

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