Mission Dining Table , Willie Sandry Designs

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Project by pintodeluxe posted 12-08-2011 11:28 AM 15027 views 48 times favorited 41 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my mission style extension dining table. It expands with two 12” leaves to seat 10 people. The leaves feature hinged aprons, and store inside the table. The aprons fold on continuous hinges that lock at 90 degrees, and are held in place with rare earth magnets. The fixed portion of the apron is dovetailed, and the small dividers between sections feature double walnut pegs to echo the details found on the chairs. Ten walnut butterfly inlays adorn the top.
The equilizer style extension is 52”, and expands another 50”, and available through

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#1 posted 12-08-2011 12:32 PM

Beautiful, I love the design and brilliant execution.
Where did you got the plans for this table, I would love to do it in the future.

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#2 posted 12-08-2011 01:37 PM

Wonderful job! The fleck is gorgeous and used to it’s best impact, the dovetails and the extensions are so well executed and stored. Awesome execution. Thanks you for sharing this exceptional project.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#3 posted 12-08-2011 01:38 PM

The design is my own. I have uploaded scaled plans to Google Sketchup. There you will find all the dimensions needed to build the table.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#4 posted 12-08-2011 03:43 PM

Very beautiful. I like mission style very much because of its simplicity . Unfortunately it`s impossible to get guatersawn oak in Lithuania.

-- Maraziukas, Lithuania,

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#5 posted 12-08-2011 04:03 PM

Great craftsmanship! WOW!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#6 posted 12-08-2011 05:35 PM

Beautiful table! The dovetail accents are amazing. What did you use for a finish?

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#7 posted 12-08-2011 05:55 PM

That is the best table design I have seen. Nicely done. I don’t suppose you can post a link to the Sketchup info?

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#8 posted 12-08-2011 05:58 PM

Beautiful dining room set.

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#9 posted 12-08-2011 07:12 PM

Fantastic set..!

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#10 posted 12-08-2011 07:29 PM

Beautiful furniture.


-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#11 posted 12-08-2011 09:38 PM

What a display of craftsmanship and ingenuity. Beautiful.

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#12 posted 12-09-2011 12:18 AM

Outstanding example of high end craftmanship.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#13 posted 12-09-2011 01:51 AM

Impressive! You can’t go wrong with the Mission style. This will be saved to my favorites. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#14 posted 12-09-2011 04:05 AM

The finish is Rodda #19 oil based stain, which is a very thick bodied stain. It has the advantage of hiding sapwood very well. Topcoat is Valspar pre-cat lacquer in the #60 sheen (satin).

Rich K ,
If you go to Google Sketchup and type “Willie Sandry Designs” it is the first plan to display.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#15 posted 12-09-2011 04:06 AM

Great Job it looks beautiful


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