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Project by Michael posted 12-25-2018 06:56 PM 580 views 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I made this as a Christmas gift for my wife. I followed Paul Sellers’ video on table making and changed the dimensions of the top.
I painted the legs and rails with milk paint, and then finished everything with two coats of Tung oil and furniture wax.

The legs are Douglas fir (old 2×4’s ripped in half), rails are pine, and the top is mahogany.

This was my first attempt at turn buttons, haunched tenons, and tapered legs.

The mahogany was difficult to plane without tear out, so I used a cabinet scraper which worked well!

It’s meant to look shaker in style, but I don’t really know what defines “shaker”, so the proportions are based on the golden rectangle…

-- "When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." John Muir





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 12-25-2018 10:00 PM

Good llking table. I like your design!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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