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End Table made from reclaimed cedar for a beach house

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Project by Gregg M. posted 04-07-2018 09:33 PM 2727 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This end table was made to match a coffee table for a beach house. As such, the build was similar. It was made from reclaimed cedar 2×6s and 4×4s that had been previously used on a large deck for railings and door frames. I jointed and planed off the old paint, resawed some of the boards for 5/8 thick slats for the bottom deck. The apron and stretchers are attached using loose tenons (domino). The top is a bread board style with pins holding the breadboard ends tight. The top is attached using blocks with glued in tenons that fit into a mortise in the apron. The base’s finish is SW semi-gloss beige paint. The table top is finished using vinegar/steel wool solution to darken followed by a white wash with watered down flat white paint. The final touch is two coats of clear Briwax.

-- Marvel Woodworking, West Chester, PA - http://www.MarvelWoodworking.com





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 04-08-2018 12:06 AM

Good looking table, Gregg!!

Jim

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

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BFamous

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#2 posted 04-08-2018 02:31 AM

Nice table! It looks great, and definitely has that beachy feeling

-- Brian Famous :: Charlotte, NC :: http://www.FamousArtisan.com

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#3 posted 04-08-2018 06:03 AM

Nice looking table – you used this wood very well.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 04-08-2018 01:13 PM

You did a beautiful job on this end table. It’s a very nice and practical project.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#5 posted 04-09-2018 04:33 PM

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