Cherry Table

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Project by Mike001 posted 01-07-2011 02:01 AM 2812 views 3 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

She says: “we need a printer table that doesn’t rock back and forth when we print something”... So… I had some curly cherry left from flag boxes. Sort of “Shaker Style” with a movable center shelf, very curly sappy cherry for the drawer front and a dovetailed drawer box. Finish is Watco mahogony danish oil with a second coat of dark walnut danish oil to make it less pink then a few coats of wipe on poly.

-- "Always with Honor"

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#1 posted 01-07-2011 02:08 AM

This is very nice, I havent seen much curly cherry.

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang

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#2 posted 01-07-2011 02:10 AM

I really like this table. The figuring is beautiful.

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#3 posted 01-07-2011 02:34 AM

That is really nice… I just happen to have some cherry in my garage—giving me a good idea here.

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#4 posted 01-07-2011 02:50 AM

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 01-07-2011 03:07 AM

Well ? was she pleased? I’m sure she was. nicely done and great finish. PS thanks for your service also.

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#6 posted 01-07-2011 03:08 AM

Beautiful job and expressive wood!

Inkjets shimmy and shake like my sister Kate…

Now you need a brand new color laser printer to sit on top of it…. ;-)

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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#7 posted 01-07-2011 03:22 AM

This is a fine example why cherry is my favorite wood!! Great job!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#8 posted 01-07-2011 03:25 AM

Thats a beautiful table.

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#9 posted 01-07-2011 03:36 AM

Absolutely beautiful, nice sturdy design, and some fabulous wood, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#10 posted 01-07-2011 03:50 AM

Lovely project. The curly cherry really sets it off.

-- Jim Westbrooks

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#11 posted 01-07-2011 03:59 AM

Beautiful! You went the extra mile to pick out some fantastic materiel. Great work!


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#12 posted 01-07-2011 04:09 AM

Love the curl! Thank you for the tip on covering the pink color with “walnut” danish oil. I was excited when I first saw mahogany danish oil about a year or so ago. Boy was I ticked when I tried it out. Flat out pink! One of the worst colors I’d ever seen (and I like danish oil). Its been sitting on the shelf since then right next to the “natural” and “walnut”. I’ll have to give the that idea a try.

Nice job and thanks for posting.

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT

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#13 posted 01-07-2011 04:22 AM

I like the figure in the wood

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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#14 posted 01-07-2011 04:25 AM

Gorgeous. Absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

-- Gary, Florida

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#15 posted 01-07-2011 05:12 AM

I’m not usually a huge fan of Cherry but wow! This is amazing! I think you played very well with the character of the wood.

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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