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Project by Andre posted 12-01-2020 07:37 PM 889 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Number 2 Granddaughters Night Table, Birthday present. (1 more to go)
Made from a piece of scrap 4” x 6” Oak, cleaned up quite nice.
Mortise and Tennon construction but this time attached Top with figure 8 fasteners.
Top had some crazy grain and some major tear out that I did end up having to sand out.
Finished with Arm-R-seal as this is for an 8 year old!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.





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splintergroup

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#1 posted 12-01-2020 08:30 PM

Ooooh, love the way you centered and oriented that drawer front/apron!
Nice work Andre!

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#2 posted 12-01-2020 11:40 PM

Very nice job.

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#3 posted 12-02-2020 12:07 AM

Beautifully done. The dovetails are a very nice touch!

-- A bad day woodworking is still better than a good day working.

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#4 posted 12-02-2020 12:13 AM

Nice work! Should be used and appreciated for years!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 12-02-2020 12:57 AM

damn nice work buddy,that bow front drawer with dovetails shows skill.lucky grandaughter.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#6 posted 12-02-2020 02:43 AM

What a beautiful gift! Love the curved front and the grain on the drawer front is really eye catching.

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#7 posted 12-02-2020 02:51 AM

Good looking table, Andre!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#8 posted 12-02-2020 02:52 AM

Looks amazing. Not like scrap at all.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#9 posted 12-02-2020 03:36 AM

Real nice work Andre! I agree with the others, the curved front is special.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#10 posted 12-02-2020 05:36 AM

Pretty nice for scrap.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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Andre

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#11 posted 12-02-2020 05:53 AM

Thanks all, Oak was from a load of pipe dunnage I bought last year for firewood:) more of the salvaged wood is in the background.

P.S. On a side note the Night stands all start from the knob and are designed, constructed from that inspiration,
Grandgirl #3’s will have 3 drawers, knobs purchased this summer!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#12 posted 12-02-2020 12:52 PM

Super nice design and build. I like the drawer slides, the curved front, and the dovetails are nice and tight, great work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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splinterhead

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#13 posted 12-02-2020 02:54 PM

Excellent work, How did you get the wood drawer curve? I am new to woodworking, appreciate the advice. Thanks!

-- Dylan, O-H-I-O

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#14 posted 12-02-2020 04:43 PM

Beautiful. I like the way that you “stack” your scraps. ;-)

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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#15 posted 12-02-2020 04:47 PM



Excellent work, How did you get the wood drawer curve? I am new to woodworking, appreciate the advice. Thanks!

- splinterhead

Free hand cut on Band saw, then planed smooth, Spoke shave for inside.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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