Bedside Table, out of Pine

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Project by bandit571 posted 06-05-2018 03:55 PM 1078 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Simple little table. Top was made as a glue up of two boards, from cutting a 1×10 into two 24” long blanks, tried to get the grain to book-match. Legs were ripped to size from a scrap of 2×10, and are 25” long, tapered on two inside faces, and have a bead down the outside corner. Aprons were cut from a pair of 1×4 x 4’ pine boards..cutting cut the worst of the knots. Aprons were cut to 3” width, and have a bead detail along the bottom edge. Joined to the legs with Mortise and Tenon joints, backed up by the corner blocks.

Cove detail was routed around the top’s edges, after the rounded corners were done.
About 75% hand tool work. Finish is a coat of Golden Oak stain, and a single coat of Gloss Poly.

Norm Abram could have done this table in an afternoon show…I work a tad slower…
Thanks for looking in..

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#1 posted 06-05-2018 04:04 PM

Nicely done.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#2 posted 06-05-2018 06:21 PM

Awesome!! I Love It!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 06-05-2018 06:32 PM

Hey Bandit, hows it going up North.

Nice looking table. Maybe it’s glare off the poly but almost looks like you buried the better show face on the top. That single bottom view has some visual interest.

Thanks for posting.

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#4 posted 06-05-2018 08:25 PM

The bottom is the bottom for a reason….all it did was tearout…badly..other side behaved itself, so it became the top.

Thunderstorms right now..there be a creek running across the shop floor,,good thing I brought the table upstairs…

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#5 posted 06-05-2018 09:04 PM

Very Nice & Very Well Done Bandit!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#6 posted 06-06-2018 01:27 AM

Sometimes the Cathedrals don’t behave.

We just had a regular rain, go figure 35 miles.

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#7 posted 06-06-2018 02:07 AM

Nice looking table, can I have it?


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#8 posted 06-06-2018 03:42 AM

Great looking table, Bandit.

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#9 posted 06-06-2018 05:14 AM

Very elegant in its simple lines. Mom would call it ‘tailored’. Tearout sucks! Thanks for sharing.

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#10 posted 06-06-2018 03:04 PM

Love the grain on the top.

Well done.

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#11 posted 06-07-2018 05:10 AM

Bandit , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

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

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