End tables in time for Christmas

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Project by MontanaBob posted 12-20-2011 05:13 AM 1669 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife Rhoda wanted end tables for Christmas (with round corners)...American Walnut with Maple inlays…I just finished these tables, well not really, the other one is still in the paint room drying after a little touch up, but it looks the same as this one. They are 22”x25”x23” with Blum motion slides. They were built using pocket holes (fast and easy). I used Lacquer on the top and Danish oil on everything else… Rhoda loves them so thats good enough for me. I was going to do more inlay type stuff but the wood is to beautiful to make it busy with inlays..Hope you enjoy, and thanks for looking…..(I’ve added the other table one day later) Bob

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#1 posted 12-20-2011 05:18 AM

Beautiful work. I agree with you about the potential for overdone inlays to take away from the God-given beauty of the walnut. I like your style. I particularly like the solid walnut drawer bottoms. And why not use the solid wood over quarter-inch plywood?! Good choice.

-- Paul, Clinton, NC

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#2 posted 12-20-2011 05:39 AM

Thanks bigvise…I may be crazy but the drawer bottms are quarter-inch walnut…as are the side panels…..LOL

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#3 posted 12-20-2011 07:03 AM

Gorgeous wood and nice compliments with the inlays, I love walnut and this is a fine example of its natural beauty

-- There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. ~William J. Clinton

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#4 posted 12-20-2011 08:03 AM

Very nice work and the table top’s is tip-top!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 02-16-2012 02:38 PM

Looks like a labor of love! Well done.These are the kind of projects that get encouragement from family members. :)

Looks well integrated and thought out.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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